Olympia, by Édouard Manet, 1863. Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France.

Eros

Volume II, Number 1 | winter 2009

Transits of Venus

Lewis H. Lapham

Fear and Loathing

Dagmar Herzog

Eros Between the Covers

Francine Prose

Up Close and Personal

Noga Arikha

Hell House

Jeff Sharlet

Affairs of State

William Rosen

Not About the Money

William H. Gass

Map

Miscellany

Voices In Time

Deciding to Wait

1935 | Watts

Plato’s Other Half

c. 378 BC | Athens

A Candle in the Sun

1914 | St. Petersburg

To Virginia Woolf

1927 | Milan

Give and Get

1998 | New York City

Topography

c. 800 | India

Arriving Prematurely

c. 1670 | Oxfordshire

Sweet Sorrow

1595 | Verona

Winter Moon

23 BC | Rome

On Your Knees

1869 | Galicia

In Praise of Older Women

1745 | Philadelphia

Sweet Regret

1694 | London

The Mead of Heaven

c. 1365 | Shiraz

Human Animals

1948 | Bloomington

The Flesh Is Weak

c. 210 | Carthage

I Dare Not Withdraw

1856 | Brooklyn

Royal Ardor

1528 | London

The Bread of Angels

c. 1919 | Paris

Not Like This Before

c. 1250 | Konya

Rowing in Eden

c. 1861 | Amherst, MA

Sharing the Apple

1818 | London

To Harold Nicolson

1929 | Kent

Treasure on Earth

c. 950 BC | Jerusalem

The Brambles of Lust

c. 397 | Hippo

Defying Modesty

1928 | Paris

Thou Shalt Not

c. 1440 BC | Sinai

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