The Passion of Michel Foucault
Based on extensive new research and a bold interpretation of the man and his texts, The Passion of Michel Foucault is a startling look at one of this century's most influential philosophers. It chronicles every stage of Foucault's personal and professional odyssey, from his early interest in dreams to his final preoccupation with sexuality and the nature of personal identity.
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Edmund White, States of Desire. Travels in Gay America (New York, 1983), p. 30.
25. ... Thanks to Edmund White for his thoughts about "pudeur" as a central part
of the French sexual ethos. 31. See Guy Hocquenghem, Homosexual Desire, ...
Edmund White told me of Foucault's inability to go out at night in Paris without
being mobbed — yet another reason he enjoyed his time in the United States (
White interview 12 March 1990). The account given here of American college ...
Leonard Michaels, Tom McCarthy, Bert Dreyfus, Edmund White, and Paul
Berman all took the time to read, and to comment on, the entire manuscript, as
did Hans Sluga, who convinced me to change several passages about
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Foucault would hate this book, but the freak-reader will appreciate that the guy was a total freak (in both the best and worst ways). He sounds utterly histrionic and unbearable (repeated youthful ... Read full review
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Being a neophyte Foucault researcher, a Professor at my university recommended this book as a good frame for viewing the rest of his work. Context is always valuable, but I am starting to feel that ... Read full review
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