Erotic literature comprises fictional and factual stories and accounts of human sexual relationships which have the power to or are intended to arouse the reader sexually. A common feature of the genre is sexual fantasies on such themes as prostitution , orgies , homosexuality , sadomasochism , and many other taboo subjects and fetishes , which may or may not be expressed in explicit language. Despite cultural taboos on such material, circulation of erotic literature was not seen as a major problem before the invention of printing, as the costs of producing individual manuscripts limited distribution to a very small group of readers. The invention of printing, in the 15th century, brought with it both a greater market and increasing restrictions, like censorship and legal restraints on publication on the grounds of obscenity. Much erotic literature features erotic art , illustrating the text. In ancient Sumer, a whole cycle of poems revolved around the erotic lovemaking between the goddess Inanna and her consort Dumuzid the Shepherd. Many erotic poems have survived from ancient Greece and Rome.
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All things within this archive are based upon two premises. First it must be free! And second, it must have something to do with the world of erotica! This archive is based upon Kristen's collection of erotic stories. It was begun by her in and has been built on extensively since then. You will find every type of sexual situation covered in these stories; there have been no judgments made as far as subject. In the archive, you will find well over 15, erotic stories, plus illustrated archives, Kristen's own stories, as well as the archives of respected writers whose works have been posted to the alt.
What do you know about erotica? The erotica category covers all kinds of books, including both nonfiction and erotic fiction where sex is described explicitly on the page. It can be romantic sex, or just scratching an itch. It can be a fantasy, or taboo. It could be about toxic people, or revenge sex.
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