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Forbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography
Forbidden Knowledge From Prometheus to Pornography Author:Roger Shattuck Forbidden Knowledge is the Summa of Roger Shattuck's distinguished career, and surpasses his superb The Banquet Years and his wonderful commentaries on Proust. — In his “best achievement to date” (Harold Bloom), National Book Award- winner Roger Shattuck gives us a “deeply learned, highly intelligent, and b... more »eautifully written” (New York Times) study of human curiosity versus the taboo, from Adam and Eve to the Marquis de Sade to biotechnology research. Index.
The printed ISBN for this copy is shown as 9780312146023. For cover photo see the hardcover of the same ISBN.« less