livre de Sartre sur Baudelaire publié en 1963 ( Baudelaire ) et surtout un livre de Beauvoir sur le marquis de Sade publié en 1955 ( Faut-il brûler Sade? ), le présent article souhaite apporter un éclairage nouveau sur l’érotisme de Sartre en resserrant
Jean Pierre Boulé's Sartre, Self Formation and Masculinities argues that we cannot adequately understand Sartre without taking account of the unique ways in which he negotiated the gender mandates of patriarchy. Taking Boulé's cue, I call on Lacan, Cixous and Beauvoir to interrogate Sartre's relationship to women, to his body and to writing. I argue for Boulé's approach but against several of his conclusions. Further, I credit Boulé with providing ammunition for challenging Lacan's universal account of the mirror stage, and for pushing me to read Beauvoir's "Must we Burn Sade?" as a critique of Sartre's betrayal of the erotic's ethical demands.
John Gillespie and Sarah Richmond
, looks at desire and sadism, examining the latter’s patterns in his sexual relationships, and finding a move towards Simone de Beauvoir’s position as expressed in her book on Sade about the ‘ambiguous unity’ of the sexual relationship. Freedom, counter
A Defense of Lacanian Responsibility
York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1997), 319. 15 Slavoj Žižek, “Kant and Sade: The Ideal Couple,” Lacanian Ink 13 (October 1998): 12–15 (available at www.lacan.com/zizlacan4.htm ). 16 Slavoj Žižek, The Plague of Fantasies (New York: Verso, 1997), 7. 17