The aim of this paper is to analyze the ways in which sex and games interplay in the literary works of David Foster Wallace, Michel Houellebecq and Walter Siti. In particular I will focus on the representation of sexual games highlighting the discourse on the desire for power and control through which the characters try to cope with the loss of love and meaning in the contemporary world.

Game and eroticism : David Foster Wallace, Michel Houellebecq and Walter Siti / G. Carrara. - In: ENTHYMEMA. - ISSN 2037-2426. - 2019:23(2019), pp. 496-508. [10.13130/2037-2426/11926]

Game and eroticism : David Foster Wallace, Michel Houellebecq and Walter Siti

G. Carrara
2019

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The aim of this paper is to analyze the ways in which sex and games interplay in the literary works of David Foster Wallace, Michel Houellebecq and Walter Siti. In particular I will focus on the representation of sexual games highlighting the discourse on the desire for power and control through which the characters try to cope with the loss of love and meaning in the contemporary world.
BDSM; David Foster Wallace; Eroticism; Michel Houellebecq; Play; Sex; Walter Siti
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