Friday, August 2, 2013

Song of Myself: or 10 Great Moments of Masturbation in Literature

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Ulysses, James Joyce

Ah!

Mr. Bloom with careful hand recomposed his wet shirt. O Lord that little limping devil. Begins to feel cold and clammy. Aftereffect not pleasant. Still you have to get rid of it someway.

Ha. "Limping little devil." Joyce was a pretty kinky Irishman, and this masturbation scene, where Bloom lets loose from his "long Roman candle" is easily one of the best in all of literature.

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