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Witold Gombrowicz first selected Actaeon as his title. However, he opted for Pornografia in the end because he found it more shocking.

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"Titian’s “Death of Actaeon,” National Gallery, London.

Certain editors changed the title to Seduction with the author’s consent:

“I am reasonable in these matters: I was told an Italian lady would be ashamed to ask for ‘Pornografia’ in a bookstore.”
Letter from Witold Gombrowicz to his Italian editor

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Spanish edition, 1966.