Sadism and masochism in fiction

The role of Sadism and masochism in fiction has attracted serious scholarly attention. John Kucich has noted the importance of masochism in late-nineteenth century British colonial fiction. This article provides a list of appearances of Sadism and masochism in not just literature, but various works of fiction in multiple forms of media.


Titles are sorted in chronological order.

Specialist publishers of S/M fiction

Mainstream films

Consensual BDSM is not generally depicted accurately or sympathetically in mainstream films, to say the least; however, film-makers often find some way to incorporate BDSM imagery into many films. The following films feature BDSM as a major plot point, not just as an exploitative add-on.

Sado-masochism is featured as a central plot element in the following mainstream drama films:

Art movies:








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See also

Index: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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