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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first appeared as "Carnivals of Atrocity: Foucault, Nietzsche, Cruelty" in Political
Theory, Copyright © 1990 Sage Publications, Inc., reprinted by permission. Parts
of "The Secrets of a Man" first appeared in Salmagundi, Copyright © 1990 by ...
Along with this account had appeared an extremely odd commentary: "Since his
death, rumors have flourished. Foucault might have died from AIDS. As if an
exceptional intellectual, because he was also homosexual — very discreetly, ...
But if the police attacked, how could they defend themselves? With cobblestones,
someone suggested. In the rue le Goff, at around 9:15, they started digging. A
hole in the road appeared, revealing a fine, yellowish sand. With a can of spray ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - knownever - LibraryThing
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
THE DEATH OF THE AUTHOR
WAITING FOR GODOT
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