Apr 21, 2021
Venus in the Cloister: or, the Nun in her Smock
Posted by Jean Barrin Robert Samber

Venus in the Cloister or, the Nun in her Smock is a major work of late seventeenth and early eighteenth century English erotica an anti clerical or, precisely, anti catholic fiction in dialogue form focusing on masturbation, flagellation, voyeurism, and female same sex relations It is a translation of a seventeenth century French work, V nus dans le clo tre, ouVenus in the Cloister or, the Nun in her Smock is a major work of late seventeenth and early eighteenth century English erotica an anti clerical or, precisely, anti catholic fiction in dialogue form focusing on masturbation, flagellation, voyeurism, and female same sex relations It is a translation of a seventeenth century French work, V nus dans le clo tre, ou la Religieuse en chemise 1683 , which is usually attributed to Jean Barrin 1640 1718 The first English translation was published by Henry Rhodes in 1683 the same year that the original was issued It was also translated by Robert Samber 1682 1745 and published, in 1724 and 1725, by Edmund Curll, a London based publisher notorious for issuing salacious books, hack biographies, and literary piracies Curll was prosecuted for libel for publishing Venus in the Cloister and John Henry Meibomius A Treatise of the Use of Flogging in Venereal Affairs 1718 His case is significant because it set the precedent for obscene libel for the next two centuries.Like earlier seventeenth century erotica such as Michel Millot s L cole des Filles 1655 translated as The School of Venus 1680 and Nicolas Chorier s Satyra Sotadica 1660 translated as A Dialogue Between a Married Lady and a Maid 1740 and as The Dialogues of Luisa Sigea 1890 , Venus in the Cloister is a whore dialogue a popular genre in the early modern period representing conversations between a sexually experienced old

  • Title: Venus in the Cloister: or, the Nun in her Smock
  • Author: Jean Barrin Robert Samber
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  • Page: 131
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