Through feminism, Lovelace sought ways to politicize her traumatic relationship with a violent man.
Melissa Ditmore, editor of The Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work, met Lovelace in 2001.
They left the young Lovelace with “a profound lack of trust in them or anyone else, including himself.”
The ingenuity of Lovelace was to show the distinction between two realities, both potentially true.
Forty years later, Lovelace, who died in a car accident in 2002, is still a household name, an icon of the sexual revolution.
Lovelace has a thousand forms, for social corruption takes the hues of the medium in which it lives.
When Lovelace arrived there he was informed that he could not be suffered to pass.
If Alexander exceeded Achilles in cruelty, may not many go beyond Lovelace in that, as well as in debauchery?
As for his calling me "Lovelace," he had intended no rudeness or indecency thereby.
How it is now, my dear, between you and Mr. Lovelace, I cannot tell.