erotic love

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Noun1.erotic love - a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction; "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; "she was his first love"
concupiscence, physical attraction, sexual desire, eros - a desire for sexual intimacy
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The touch of Your Hand: Erotic Love Stories edited by Barbara Grier and Christine Cassidy (Naiad, $14.
The account closes with a discussion of a treatise on erotic love by a Morisco exile in Tunisia.
His most prominent theme was human ability to overcome existential solitude through erotic love and artistic creativity.
Though the goddess of erotic love, she was often warlike and, at best, had a remarkably irritable disposition.
Hot off the success of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" and "Y Tu Mama Tambien," IFC Films today acquired all US rights to Jean-Pierre Limosin's ("Tokyo Eyes," "L'Autre Nuit") erotic love story "Novo" at the 2002 Toronto International Film Festival from Celluloid Dreams, it was announced today by Jonathan Sehring, President of IFC Entertainment.
She first discusses the role of romantic and erotic love in history and how it was affected by marriage's other dimensions, especially how spouses were chosen; how spouses learned what marriage meant and demanded of them, the parameters of its rules and guidelines, and its purpose and rewards; the evolution of weddings and the married state; realities of daily life; aspects of child-rearing, from contraception to mourning, as well as the role of step-parents; and ways spouses have responded to marital dissension, such as bigamy, separation, divorce, and murder.
Her Art of the Erotic Love Letter was also published by Cleis Press, and her first novel, Everything But , was a fall Harlequin Spice release.
Ad manus, where heart-wrenching suspensions symbolise Christ's wounds, had many highly charged moments, as did the steamily sensuous Ad cor, which deals with erotic love.
The first section begins with Mary Cicora's overview of Parsifal's literary background, followed by James McGlathery's chapter on erotic love in its two major medieval sources--Chretien de Troyes and Wolfram von Eschenbach--comparing these to Wagner's treatment of the same issue.
The faithful and celibate priest witnesses to this ability all the time, because his entire life is devoted not to erotic love, or conjugal love, or love based on feelings, but agape love, which is a sacrificial love, a love that exists on the level of the will.
Medem uses the erotic love scenes to illustrate the characters' sexual obsession.
develops models for Catholic attitudes toward sacred place and time, erotic love and sexuality, the image of God as mother, community and neighborhood, hierarchical order, and personal happiness and salvation.