1. Strongly attracted or disposed to love, especially sexual love.
2. Indicative of love or sexual desire: an amorous glance.
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The difference between pornography and erotic literature Erotic literature is a literary genre that either takes the form of erotica written to arouse the reader, or to give instruction in sexual technique. Much classic erotic literature is of novel length, although there are also erotic short stories. is the literary quality of the writing, how the subject matter of human sexuality This article is about human sexual perceptions. For information about sexual activities and practices, see Human sexual behavior.
Generally speaking, human sexuality is how people experience and express themselves as sexual beings. is treated as simple (and simple minded) lust, or as a complex showcase of desire and behavior. Clearly, by this standard, "Amorous Woman" by Donna George Storey is a work of elegant eroticism Eroticism
novel of Alexandrian manners by Pierre Louys. [Fr. Lit.: Benét, 783]
Ovid’s treatise on lovemaking. [Rom. Lit. as she deftly tells the story of an American woman's love affair with Japan that drew its inspiration from a 17th century classic tale of Japanese 'pleasure quarters' by Ihara Saikaku (whose work was banned by the Japanese government during World War II as a danger to public morality). "Amorous Woman" is a deftly penned tale that also provides the reader with a very special perspective on elements of Japanese culture that is related with a blend of humor, social critique, and literary skill that is impressive from beginning to end. "Amorous Woman" is a well-crafted work of erotic literature that can be confidently recommended to an adult and sophisticated readership.