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Synonyms for erotic

of, concerning, or promoting sexual love or desire

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an erotic person

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giving sexual pleasure

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Meanwhile, Jamie Dornan, who plays the role of the kinky Christian Grey, claimed the "big part" when he and Dakota Johnson were doing the erotic scenes was "trust.
Black queer Caribbeanist literary theorist Omise'eke Tinsley's masterfully close readings of people, places, and texts in her Thiefing Sugar: Eroticism Between Women in Caribbean Literature reaches toward Lorde's erotic in order to specify what exactly she means when she insists that women of color's same-sex eroticism serves "as a wellspring of resistance to colonial symbolic and economic orders.
With The Erotics of Sovereignty, Mark Rifkin, who is fast becoming one of the foremost scholars in queer Native studies, puts out his third monograph and his second that engages the texts and theories of Two-Spirit literatures.
Between The Sheets evenings will include a brief history of erotica, an erotic book reading and chance to discuss both the reading and writing of erotic novels, which is now big business.
Although Dreyfus claims to be doing something new by exploring Wagner's erotics (a topic that will necessarily place Tristan in the forefront), he neglects to take note of two important predecessors in the musicological literature that deal with Tristan, the erotic, and Schopenhauer: Roger Sermon's Death-Devoted Heart: Sex and Sacred in Wagner's "'Tristan and Isolde" (Oxford University Press, 2003) and Eric Chafe's The Tragic and the Ecstatic: The Musical Revolution of Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde" (Oxford University Press, 2005).
He expresses frustration with the idea that erotic experiences may have changed too much for scholars to draw reliable conclusions about the representation of sex at different points in history (an idea he attributes to Jeffrey Kallberg's article on sexuality in New Grove).
The introduction also offers a useful summary of the contents of the volume, which "has its origin in a selection of papers on the erotic cultures of the Italian Renaissance presented in panels organized by Sara Matthews-Grieco for the Renaissance Society of America annual meeting held in Cambridge, England in 2005" (4).
Renowned works of Bulgarian poets and writers, which contain strong erotic elements have also been cited in the book.
Unlike references on erotic art that focus on a particular period or genre, this dictionary provides a broad survey of artists from ancient to modern times who have made a contribution to erotic art.
But just for fun, poets are invited to perform erotic, lusty, lascivious, luscious and romantic poems, a news release says.
He decided to write a book instead which would feature photographs of his collection of erotic objects, with notes by the doctor- turned- author.
Although often pitched at men, many women find the pictures very erotic too.
The essayists of The Erotic in the Literature of Medieval Britain ponder the meaning of sexuality in the writings of the British Middle Ages and, in so doing, they expand our conception of the erotic to consider its manifold tensions and pleasures.