Auteur: Henning, jean-luc
Titel: The little black book of Grisélidis Réal
Sub titel: Days and nights of an anarchist whore
The Little Black Book of Griselidis Real" is the portrait of a true humanist who made a career out of compassion. Hailed as a virtuoso writer and a "revolutionary whore," Griselidis Real (1929-2005) chanced into prostitution at thirty-one after an upper-class upbringing in Switzerland. Serving clients from all walks of life, Real applied the anarcho-Marxist dictum "from each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs" to her profession, charging sliding-scale fees determined by her client's incomes and complexity of their sexual tastes. Real went on to become a militant champion of sexual freedom and prostitutes' rights. She has described prostitution as "an art, and a humanist science," noting that "the only authentic prostitution is that mastered by great technical artists ... who practice this form of native craft with intelligence, respect, imagination, heart…".
2009, 183 pag., Euro 16,25
Semiotext(e), New York, ISBN 9781584350781
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