Sade even contrives a kind of affection between Justine and her tormentors, suggesting shades of masochism in his heroine. His opinions on sexual violence, sadismand pedophilia stunned even those contemporaries of Sade who were quite familiar with the dark themes of the Gothic novel during its popularity in the late 18th century. Simone de Beauvoir and Georges Bataille have argued that the repetitive form of his libertine novels, though hindering the artfulness of his prose, ultimately strengthened his individualist arguments. Even according to his most hero-worshipping biographers, this man was a sexual delinquent". Sade's most famous books are often classified not as Gothic but as libertine novelsand include the novels Justineor the Misfortunes of Virtue ; Juliette ; The Days of Sodom ; and Philosophy in the Bedroom. Then he whipped her.
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Marquis de Sade
Because of the damage done to his estate in Lacoste, which was sacked in by an angry mob, he moved to Paris. They fled to Italy, Sade taking his wife's sister with him. The Life and Works of the Marquis de Sade. French novelist and philosopher. He resumed writing and met fellow prisoner Comte de Mirabeauwho also wrote erotic works.