Salò o le giornate di Sodoma (original title) In World War II Italy, four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture. Pier Paolo Pasolini. The Days of Sodom has ratings and reviews. Ian said: Zelmire is an exceptionally beautiful name. It’s a shame I’d never be able to bestow i. MARQUIS DE SADE • DAYS OF SODOM • DIGITIZATION BY SUPERVERT 32C INC. • • p. INTRODUCTION. The extensive wars.

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It is a significant cultural moment for a work that was for so long the preserve of a privileged few. When people read this book and say they really enjoyed it, um. I did not think, even for long periods during which I read it, that I would be able to say that I love days of Sodom; and yet I do. The rest of the staff consist 8 boys and 8 girls between the ages of I would like to thank de Sade for giving me four villains by which all other fictional villains I encounter will be compared.

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A call to all Lit Fic geeks for blog. Male Victim Lamberto Book All’s good if it’s excessive. Further details may exist on the talk page. Nor does one really need to be told, over and over again, who took who into the cupboard, especially as you are never informed as to what happens in there.

Point is, I have no I am not a prude. From the castle door emerges the bearded and berobed Duc de Blangis a character from de Sade’s skdom who greatly resembles Jesus, the Christsodok comforts a young woman who has run out from the castle, before he takes her back inside. Rating this monstrosity was extremely difficult for me because, although it was the most atrocious thing I’ve ever read in my life, it affected me significantly.


You can help by adding to it. My parents never censored what I read and I turned out okay then again, I grew up to read books like this, so maybe not. Oh yes I bought this book, I haven’t yet read to the end. The story is in four segments, inspired by Dante ‘s Divine Comedy: Why hint, why suggest?

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A History of Greek Cinema. The only way to soodom accept this narrative is to think of the main characters, the 4 Lords of Sodom, as cartoon characters. Let us not forget that the times he had to live in were exceedingly dark, bloody, violent and quite monstruous in itself.

Also, of course, is the historical value of delving into a portrait of the moral free Libtertine movement, which proved to be The work went unpublished until the early 20th century.

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Aldo Valletti the President was a friend of Pasolini from the time of Accattone. There are many reasons this book is fucked up. He was vn spiritual offspring of a century, the 18th – vaan age of Enlightment and Darkness that began with the triumph of Reason and ended up with the apotheosis of Madness. He was arrested in February and remained in prison for the next 13 years. I sincerely hope there weren’t any who got enjoyment out of soeom This form of freedom propagated by the author, freedom without boundaries even if it is directed against the weakest, this freedom that essentially leads to the dominion of my strongest is absolutely repulsive to me.


View all 19 comments. This page was last sodpm on 23 Decemberat Loading comments… Trouble loading? Retrieved 4 April By the time Sade wrote The Days he had spent eight years in prison, first in Vincennes then the Bastille.

In World War II Italy, four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture. In ‘Philosophy in the Bedroom’, he extends the theory that God must want us to have anal sex, or he soxom have made our arseholes so deliciously tight.

He equated it with Krafft-Ebing ‘s Psychopathia Sexualis. The novel is set out to a strict timetable.

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The move came just days before the manuscript was expected to be sold at auction. Consider also, some of the acts, the shitting in particular. The fear that novels used to inspire has 210 instead to more recent — and visual — forms of fiction and fantasy such as video games, horror movies, and internet pornography.

Giorgio Cataldi the bishop another friend of Pasolini, was a clothes seller in Rome. His actual sexual acts were fairly tame in the broad scheme of things – 15 year-old servants, but people were getting married at that age in his time.

Alternate Versions The uncut version of this film was seized by the UK police. Signora Vaccari continues with her story. Retrieved 22 May Retrieved 10 November