necrophily

necrophilia, necrophily, necrophilism

an abnormal attraction, especially erotic, to corpses. — necrophile, necrophiliac, n.
See also: Corpses
an abnormal attraction, especially erotic, to corpses. — necrophile, n., adj.necrophiliac, n., adj.
See also: -Phile, -Philia, -Phily
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He goes from Dostoevsky to Judaism, from Kierkegaard to Gnosticism, from politically correct ideas on necrophily to harassment and the banishing of cigarettes, in order to denounce the falsity of some current notions on permissivity.
Many centuries ago this reality was already described as one of deprivation, evil, sickness, deterioration, necrophily etc.
That image of 'sating myself' with gazing at Lancelot's severed head may have combined with the later episode's image of repeated deliberate kisses on his unconscious body to help create Hallewes's macabre daily ritual of necrophily.