Obszön: Geschichte einer Entrüstung [SOLD WITH] Obscene: The History of an Indignation [Two Volumes, German and English, Sold Together]

Marcuse, Ludwig; Gershon, Karen (illus.)

Published by Paul List / Macgibbon & Kee 1962 / 1965, Munchen / London, 1962
/ Condition: Near Fine / Hardcover
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Title: Obszön: Geschichte einer Entrüstung [SOLD ...

Publisher: Paul List / Macgibbon & Kee 1962 / 1965, Munchen / London

Publication Date: 1962

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Edition: First Edition.


Two volumes, both first printings, cloth in dust jacket, the German edition and the English translation of Marcuse's book examining Madame Bovary, Lady Chatterly's Lover, and Tropic of Cancer, among other works. The chapter on HM, titled "The Most Obscene Writer in World Literature" (a line borrowed from Sir Herbert Read) takes a close look at the courts of California in the case involving Tropic of Cancer. Both volumes are from Henry Miller's personal library, tho not marked as such. Bookseller Inventory # D14195

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