Vita Sexualis

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Vita Sexualis (ヰタ・セクスアリス Ita Sekusuarisu?) is an erotic novel published in 1909 by Mori Ogai.[1][2] The protagonist of the novel, Shizuka Kanei, is understood to be an autobiographical representation of Mori Ogai.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Nakai, Yoshiyuki. "Literary Techniques and Themes in Vita Sexualis". Retrieved March 7, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Parody and Pathology in Mori Ogai's 'Vita Sexualis'". Berkeley: University of California Press. Archived from the original on June 9, 2007. Retrieved March 7, 2010.