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Violation of Taboo | Incest in the Great Literature of the Past and Present, by Donald Webster Cory & R. E. L. Masters (The Julian Press, Inc., New York, 1963)
6.25″ x 9.5″, 422pp, hardbound, brown cloth boards with gilt and red titles on spine, top-edge inked,

“Cory and Masters have thoroughly surveyed the field of incest literature and have gleaned for this collection the best and greatest writing in this area… Some contents: The Blood of the Walsungs by Thomas Mann, The Book Bag by W. Somerset Maugham, Alice Doane’s Appeal by Nathaniel Hawthorne, A Tale Of Incest by Marguerite de Navarre, The Pentameron (excerpts) by Giambattista Basile, The Confession of a Young Woman by Pierre Louys, The Burning Baby by Dylan Thomas, The Hermit by Maxim Gorky, Oedipus The King by Sophocles, ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore by John Ford, Pierre (excerpt) by Herman Melville, Eugenie De Franval (excerpt) by Marquis de Sade, Philosophy in the Boudoir (excerpt) by Marquis de Sade, Brother and Sister (condensed) by Leonhard Frank.”