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Forbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography

Forbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography

Paperback Harvest Book

By (author) Roger Shattuck

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  • Publisher: Mariner Books
  • Format: Paperback | 384 pages
  • Dimensions: 126mm x 211mm x 22mm | 408g
  • Publication date: 1 October 1997
  • Publication City/Country: San Diego, CA
  • ISBN 10: 0156005514
  • ISBN 13: 9780156005517
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 486,653

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In his "best achievement to date" (Harold Bloom), National Book Award- winner Roger Shattuck gives us a "deeply learned, highly intelligent, and beautifully written" (New York Times) study of human curiosity versus the taboo, from Adam and Eve to the Marquis de Sade to biotechnology research. Index.

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