'The Songs of Bilitis' is a collection of photographs of the female nude and illustrates twenty-two poems by the 19th century French erotic poet and novelist Pierre Louÿs. Each poem is presented, in English translation, with the illustration on the facing page. Lesbianism is a frequent theme in Louÿs's work, and the book reflects this with its images of female couples and more.
Roderick Macdonald is the author of 'Step by Step Digital Nude Photography' (Muska & Lipman 2003), 'Erotique Digitale' (Thomson 2004) and 'Mastering Digital Nude Photography' (Cengage 2006).
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