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erotic

[ə′räd·ik]
(psychology)
Pertaining to the libido or sexual passion.
Moved by or arousing sexual desire.
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Synopsis: Aptly compiled and edited by Sacchi Green, "Witches, Princesses, and Women at Arms: Erotic Lesbian Fairy Tales" is a unique and downright sexy anthology of fantastical short stories in which women are no longer just damsels in distress.
In the same tradition as the great devotional poetry of Rumi, Rilke, and Hafiz, Tina Benson's rich collection of erotic and devotional love poems and writings is such a friend.
Individual contributions are focused on erotic pleasure and postsocialist female sexuality, shaken subjects and the disintegrative romance heroine, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
James' erotic novel of the same name is bound to be full of erotic scenes to live up to the novel's high BDSM content.
However, it is vital to foreground one theme in Lorde's work that has garnered very eager attention in recent scholarship about African diasporic communities, queer sexualities, and composite subjectivities: the erotic.
Rifkin's concluding comments address one potential critique of the book head-on--he asks if erotic sovereignty exists solely in the realm of metaphor.
According to the game's website, instead of watching an erotic movie or reading an erotic book in which the main character has exciting sexual adventures, the user becomes that character.
Because Midland libraries are shrugging off their straight-laced image by hosting a series of EROTIC book evenings.
This is not to say that Wagner and the Erotic Impulse fails in all of its attempts to make sense of Wagner's erotics, but Dreyfus allows himself too many digressions, compiles anecdotes in place of arguments, and, despite all of his avowed intentions, indulges in rather prudish dismissals of Wagner's understanding of sexuality.
Dreyfus concludes that whether Wagner's auditors loved him or hated him, they had no trouble discerning the erotic overtones of his music.
Erotic Cultures of Renaissance Italy, Burlington (VT): Ashgate, 2010.
Rituals, poems and objects revealing the peculiarities of the Bulgarian erotic life have been gathered in a new encyclopedia.