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sexual attraction for or sexual intercourse with dead bodies
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Longing for death.
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7) parasuicide and thanatophilia
: engaging a fight whose outcome is a foregone conclusion--death is a sure thing; and obsession with the theme of death.
136) in order to discuss 'thanatophilia
', he has good comments on the prevalence of assassination in the period he discusses (p.
One of the mutations of the postmodern quasi-creative/quasi-theoretical avant-garde was the distinct lack of 'aesthetic thanatophilia
' (29) characterising earlier aesthetic avant-garde moments.