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Story of Venus & Tannhauser
Story of Venus & Tannhauser
 
Our Price: $15.00
Year: 1995
Pages: 140
Binding Paperback
ISBN 1853266140

Product Code: 756766451

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Aubrey Beardsley (a. & illus.); John Glassco (intro.). Left unfinished at Aubrey Beardsley’s death, this retelling of the old legend is a witty & ingeniously decadent account of Tannhauser’s visit to the glamorous pleasure palace of Venus. The volume combines Beardsley’s fascination with abandoning oneself to sexual pleasure & his love of the artificial & exotic. A censored version of the novella was originally published in “The Yellow Book” as “Under the Hill,” & an unexpurgated edition was privately printed in 1907. This Wordsworth Classic Erotica unexpurgated edition contains Beardsley’s remarkable illustrations, & was completed in 1959 by the poet John Glassco.

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