Gates of Paradise
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Gates of Paradise  

 

Softcover
Toronto, 1993
Macfarlane Walter & Ross
xxx; 689 p.

Introduction by Alberto Manguel
Anne Billat, Liliana Heker and André P. de Mandiargues translated by Alberto Manguel
 
   
 

The Anthology of Erotic Short Fiction
An international collection of the most imaginative and provocative short stories ever written on the power of sexual desire and the astonishing variety of erotic experience, by such celebrated writers as James Baldwin, D.H. Lawrence,  Doris Lessing, Milan Kundera, Ian McEwan, Yukio Mishima and Stan Persky.

 
 
Introduction  
ISABEL ALLENDE Wicked Girl
JAMES BALDWIN Just Above My Head
HONORE DE BALZAC A Passion in the Desert
GEORGES BATAILLE The Dead Man
ANNE BILLAT How Ishmael and Isaac Came to Be Born
HAROLD BRODKEY Innocence
ROBERT COOVER You Must Remember This
STEPHEN DIXON Milk Is Very Good for You
DORIS DORRIE What Do You Do While I'm Gone?
LILIANA HEKER Jocasta
GARY INDIANA Dreams Involving Water
LAZLO KAMONDY The Student and the Woman
MARGARITA KARAPANOU Kassandra and the Wolf
YASUNARI KAWABATA One Arm
MILAN KUNDERA The Hitchhiking Game
D.H. LAWRENCE Once-!
WENDY LAW-YONE Drought
DORIS LESSING Each Other
LI ANG Curvaceous Dolls
YURI MAMLEYEV The Last Trace of Spinoza
ANDRE PIEYRE DE MANDIARGUES The Tide
VALERIE MARTIN Sea Lovers
RICHARD MATHESON Arousal
ERIC McCORMACK Birthday Present
IAN McEWAN Homemade
SUSAN MINOT Lust
YUKIO MISHIMA Raisin Bread
ALBERTO MORAVIA Love in the Chinese Restaurant
ADOLF MUSCHG Grandfather's Little Pleasure
ANAIS NIN Mandra
STAN PERSKY Eros and Cupid
ELENA PONIATOWSKA Park Cinema
GLORIA SAWAI The Day I Sat With Jesus on the Sun Deck and a Wind Came Up and Blew My Kimono Open and He Saw My Breasts
SARAH SHEARD Eugenia
HELEN SIMPSON Four Bare Legs in a Bed
ARMONIA SOMERS The Fall
MARIO VARGAS LLOSA Candaules, King of Lydia
VICKI VIIDIKAS Darlinghurst Portrait
EIMI YAMADA The X-Rated Blanket
Notes on the Contributors Sources  
 
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