Forbidden Knowledge

Forbidden Knowledge : From Prometheus to Pornography

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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. "show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 134.62 x 203.2 x 22.86mm | 408.23g
  • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
  • Mariner Books
  • San Diego, CA, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0156005514
  • 9780156005517
  • 496,658