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So, what exactly makes a piece of writing fall into the category of "sex stories"? Does a story qualify as long as it contains at least one scene that is sexual in nature? Does it need to be a certain kind of sex? What if it is simply a story where the characters kiss passionately? Do stories with explicit, hardcore sex scenes push into pornography territory? Where is the line? When it comes to sex stories, it can be hard to tell exactly what someone means. Everyone has their own definition of what the term "sex stories" entails, and that is okay! However, the best definition that we have found is this: sex stories are any pieces of written work (short stories, novels, novellas, poetry, memoirs, manuals, etc.) which have the power to, or are intended to, sexually arouse the reader.
A work of fiction is one which is derived from the imagination and which does not have a strict basis in history or fact. Therefore, fictional sex stories are pieces of written work which have come from the imagination and are do come from lived experience or historical events. Many writers of sex stories use them as a way to live out fantasies they have not, can not, or will not live out in real life, such as gay sex stories, young sex stories, incest sex stories, celebrity sex stories, orgy sex stories, and more.
A work of fact (aka non-fiction) is one which is created with an assumed responsibility for the truth and accuracy of events, people, and/or information to be presented. Therefore, factual sex stories are pieces of written work which are rooted in history, science, and live experiences. Many sex stories take the form of historical documents, sex manuals, and personal memoirs. Online, you will find that most of the factual sex stories you encounter are short stories that recount individual sexual experiences, much like first time sex stories.
Have you ever wondered how sex stories got their start? Have you ever thought about how sex stories have grown and changes through the ages? Have you ever asked how old the oldest sex stories are? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you are going to love this section of our FreeHookups Guide To Online Sex Stories!
Sex stories have been around since before the written word even existed! Prehistoric cave drawings told sex stories! Egyptian hieroglyphics told sex stories! Roman pottery told sex stories! Once the human race got around to creating the written word, however, that is when sex stories really took off. One of the most famous sex stories from late in the 1st century, is the Satyricon (a story about the misadventures of the narrator, Encolpius, young servant boy, and lover, Giton), which was later adapted into a film by Federico Fellini. The Medieval period gave us the Decameron (100 short sex stories told by a group of seven young women and three young men), which was banned in dozens of countries, but later adapted into a film by Pier Paolo Pasolini.
Once printing was invented in the 15th century, sex storied has a much easier time reaching a wider audience. Starting in 1655 with L'Ecole des Filles (The School for Girls), lesbian sex stories became the popular erotica of the time. A common plot often revolved around experienced older women giving sexual education to naive young women, usually through practical instruction.
By the 18th century, novels were on the rise in England. This rise included sex stories and helped them to evolve beyond just short stories and compilations. The first - and most famous - of this new sex stories medium was John Cleland's Fanny Hill. This sex stories novel tells the tale of a young woman named Fanny who moves to the city and accidentally becomes involved in prostitution. After learning some sexual skills from her fellow prostitute peers, Fanny engages in a series of sexual adventures with men and women including mutual masturbation, orgies, rape fantasies, and more. Since reaching public domain status, Fanny Hill has been adapted into seven seven films and a musical.
In 1748, Dennis Diderot furthered the sex stories evolution with his novel Les Bijoux Indiscrets (The Indiscreet Jewels). This novel tells the story of a sultan who is given a magic ring by a genie which makes women's genitals ("jewels") talk, giving accounts of all their past sexual encounters.
In the late 18th century, sex stories again took another turn with publications from the Marquis de Sade such as 120 Days of Sodom. In these sex stories, hardcore fetishes and BDSM are the focal point, with plots including sexual punishment, rape, pedophilia, watersports, incest, flogging, whipping, sodomy, voyeurism, and more. It was at this time that these acts actually received the name of "sadism," taking from the name of the author himself!
Unfortunately, in the 19th century, it is generally thought that sex stories lost much of their quality as they were being written in greater numbers under pseudonyms or by anonymous 'hacks'. There are some notable sex stories, however, such as Alfred de Musset's 1833 novel Gamiani, or Two Nights of Excess and Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's 1870 Venus in Furs. The latter author, just like the Marquis de Sade, lent his name to the sexual acts that were featured in his novel, which became known as "masochism".
Towards the end of the 19th century, a more cultured, high class era of sex stories began and often focused on sexual awakening and consensual encounters. These include St George Stock's 1866 novel The Romance of Chastisement, Pierre Louys' 1894 novel Les Chansons de Bilitis (The Songs of Bilitis), and John Lane's literary periodical The Yellow Book which was published quarterly from 1894 to 1897.
This time period also brought about the pioneering works of gay sex stories, including the 1881 novel The Sins of the Cities of the Plain (a story which features gay sex, prostitution, and a Victorian transvestite duo) and the 1893 novel Teleny, or The Reverse of the Medal (a story about a young man who has a lustful affair with a pianist).
By the time the 20th century rolled around, sex stories were truly running wild. There are far too many notable 20th century sex stories to ever list out in a guide such as this, but let's go through a few examples just to get an idea of what this century gave us! The anonymously-written 1906 novel Josephine Mutzenbacher, which has sold over 3,000,000 copies and tells the tale of a 50-year-old woman recounting all the sexual adventures of her youth. The anonymously-written 1908 novel The Way of a Man with a Maid, which tells the story of a man who prides himself on his well-planned luring of women to his house. Georges Bataille's 1928 novel Story of the Eye, which features a narrator telling the lurid sex stories of his past. Henry Miller's 1934 novel Tropic of Cancer which features explicit descriptions of sexual encounters and which was banned in the US and Canada until 1964. Pauline Réage's 1954 novel Story of O, which tells the sex stories of female submissive O and her many dominant male masters. Vladimir Nabokov's 1955 novel Lolita, which is regarded as a classic and features the controversial subject of a middle-aged man becoming sexually involved with his 12-year-old stepdaughter. Anaïs Nin's 1977 novel Delta of Venus, a collection of short sex stories which are considered to as a pioneering work by sex-positive feminists.
Modern sex stories are seeing a rise in two things: fantasy sex stories, and sex stories aimed at older women. Kristina Wright is a well-known sex stories author who focuses on the fantasy genre, including steampunk sex stories (such as 2011's Steamlust), paranormal sex stories (such as 2011's Dream Lover), and fairy tale sex stories (such as 2014's A Princess Bound). In 2012, the 50 Shades Of Grey sex stories trilogy was a phenomenal success and brought about the "mommyporn" era of sex stories.
The internet has been the single most important development for sex stories since the invention of printing. Sex stories were on the internet before the World Wide Web was even created! The very first internet users started out sharing sex stories on online forums starting in the 1980s! Now, with the World Wide Web being widely used and accessible to people all over the globe, we find ourselves in a world where so many sex stories exist, you would never be able to read them all even in one hundred lifetimes!
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