Unearthing A Strange, Satanic Moment In Vintage Erotica (NSFW)
Revisiting that time in 19th-century France when everyone was obsessed with doing it with the devil.
Pricilla Frank talks to Robert Steward about the proliferation of the depictions of devil’s in erotica in 19thC Paris.
‘Rewind a couple of centuries, though, and devilish demons were all the rage — naughty little fiends who were as titillated as they were repulsive. “Impish, hyper-sexual, grotesque, playful; sort of the antithesis of what a proper citizen of the era was expected to be,” ‘…..
….’In 1832, le Poittevin published a collection of devil-centric erotic stories titled Les Diableries Érotiques, filled with playful and obscene content that sent 19th-century Paris into a frenzy. Following its contentious success, he soon created more books riffing on the similar theme of devil sex.”…..
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