“The sexiest and most enjoyable book of the year.” -Dean Kuipers, LA Times ” Because it is such unabashed fun, it makes a sharp commentary on current writing. La Cazzaria, a Sienese dialogue written sometime between and ,is a dirty little book. As indicated by the English translation of its Italian title, this is a. Get the La Cazzaria at Microsoft Store and compare products with the latest customer reviews and ratings. Download or ship for free. Free returns.

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As much attention is lavished on two of the primary cazzarja where it might be pleasurably introduced oral sex, however, isn’t closely considered as the prick itself. The dialog is framed around a series of 52 questions ranging from traditional philosophy to matters of personal hygiene: Overall rating No ratings yet 0.

Read on your iOS and Android devices Get more info. Trivia About La Cazzaria: Sep 20, Madeline rated it liked it Shelves: Among the odd preoccupations is also one with the voluminous capacity of the uniquely female orifice — which Arsiccio insists makes for little pleasure for men and insatiable female appetites for filling cazzaira with inordinately large objects.

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Dante and the Limits of the Law. Similarly the illustrative quotes chosen here are cazzari those the complete review subjectively believes represent the tenor and judgment of the review as a whole. Cazzaeia Real Rule of Four. LL Prim marked it as to-read Jul 23, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In this nexus of secrets and exposure, Arsiccio reveals many of the secrets of sex with little sense of how they connect to one another or to reality.


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Yet, even though the answers to these Aldo Manuzio Aldus Manutius: The Book of the Prick – Canada. The book is remarkable for its frank discussions oa sexuality and explicit homoeroticism-especially when compared to other writings of the period-and for its sophisticated treatment of sexual and political power.

Refresh and try again. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. Vignali, a 16th-century Siennese nobleman and scholar, takes the format, tweaks it here and twists it there to produce a look at the political and intellectual life around him that is sometimes funny, often disdainful toward women, usually obscene, and always explicitly homoerotic.

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La Cazzaria

See if you have enough points for this item. Weiti marked it as to-read May 16, Russ marked it as to-read Jul 08, While some explanations are amusing in their creativity so, for example, ‘Why We Kiss with the Tongue when Fucking’ — though it’s a borrowed ideamany are entirely harebrained.

Would you like us to take another look at this review? Foucault’s truth of sex, we might say, is persistently elusive. Arsiccio, who voices an impassioned belief in the importance of sexual knowledge, offers to educate him. It does not, in fact, seem at all erotic, though buggery-fans may find otherwise.


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Sellers Thomas marked it as to-read Oct 19, cazzarix The closest English rendering is probably “cockery” — but that is too close to “cookery” to be useful in translation. It isn’t quite a sex manual, but it does offer answers to many questions about sex and related issues l though the responses to questions such as ‘Why the Crotch is Hairy’ or ‘Why Women Have Periods’ as well as an explanation why women make small steps are definitely not textbook answers they are creative but generally very misguided.

Content protection This content is DRM protected. The Cambridge Companion to Boccaccio. The book is in the form of a dialogue, with Arsiccio doing most of the explaining and Sodo mainly asking questions.

Moulton cazzari the book as “openly homoerotic”, though it seems more obviously misogynistic. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. From Here to Eternity.

La cazzaria is an occasionally interesting text, and it certainly has its moments of humour. Moulton explains the title and his attempts at rendering it in English: Skip to main content.

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Publisher Taylor and Francis. La Cazzaria is the most outspoken erotic text of the Italian Renaissance-a ribald dialogue about politics, sex, and desire. How the World Became Modern. Erotic Writing in Early Modern England to expand and clarify often obscure political references.