Fetichistic


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Fe`tich`is´tic


a.1.Pertaining to, or involving, fetichism.
A man of the fifteenth century, inheriting its strange web of belief and unbelief, of epicurean levity and fetichistic dread.
- G. Eliot.
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A curious fetichistic fear of this grimy volume on the part of her mother prevented her ever allowing it to stay in the house all night, and hither it was brought back whenever it had been consulted.
In Heine and Baudelaire, the fetichistic depiction of female body parts turned into sexual effigies marks a return to this tradition that is tainted by the poets' own fear of castration.
In her depiction of this room, Rachilde is writing in the tradition of eighteenth-century libertine literature in which the woman's boudoir becomes the site of forbidden pleasures, as "a fetichistic space of perversion.