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necrophilia

sexual attraction for or sexual intercourse with dead bodies
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necrophilia

[‚nek·rə′fil·ē·ə]
(psychology)
Longing for death.
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Smith's obsessive longing for the deceased woman is acknowledged and disparaged, and while there is an implication that the two might be reunited after Smith's own death, his necrophiliac desires on the earthly plane are left unsatisfied.
To write this condition, Borzutzky's sentences circle around entrenched, repetitive, and grotesque forms of violence--sadist, scatological, necrophiliac. In a video poem he presented at the Program in Poetry & Poetics at the University of Chicago on January 19, 2015, he narrates over an episode of Speedy Gonzales from 1955, the year of Operation Wetback.
Such a definition of perversion as a "paradigm of the insubordinate" describes Swinburne's work precisely: his poetry "displaces] the dominant" with narratives of lesbian or hermaphroditic or necrophiliac desires, desires that more often than not end in death (when they don't begin there).
Louis Theroux and DJ Nicky Campbell heard rumours the DJ was a necrophiliac.
This story, which is found in manuscript BNM 5223 of the Biblioteca Nacional de Espana in Madrid, folios 242-44, has caught my attention, not only because there is a woman protagonist, but because of the unusual nature of its subject matter: a story about a necrophiliac young man.
Oliveira's erudition and mastery of historical arcana sometimes veered toward the hermetic (e.g., in Word and Utopia [2000]), and his wry absurdism--who else envisioned a mock-solemn opera about aristocratic cannibals?--could prove enchanting, as in the necrophiliac fixations in The Past and the Present and The Strange Case of Angelica, or turn tedious, as in his update of Bunuel's Belle de jour (1967), whose weakly punning homophonic title, Belle toujours (2006), and replacement of a young Catherine Deneuve with an elderly Bulle Ogier as the masochistic housewife-turned-prostitute Severine, reflect the film's sense of belatedness.
It may be true that Poe was, in Doctorow's words, "a drug-addicted, alcoholic delusional paranoid with strong necrophiliac tendencies." Still, he expressed a lunatic intensity of New York.
The Harrikin plays a key role in <i>Twilight</i> as Kenneth Tyler tries to outrun hit-man Granville Sutter, hired by local undertaker and closet necrophiliac Fenton Breece.
The necrophiliac perversion of racialization is formalized in the dyad 'empty form' (plus its normalization) and its 'abnormal content'.
London, February 25 ( ANI ): A necrophiliac was arrested in Cambodia, after he was caught sleeping in a coffin.
Like Hamlet's and Laertes' discovery of a perfect deadly beauty, of a lifeless female body, the critics' opinions about Ophelia betray their necrophiliac imaginative inclinations.