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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It was Artaud's last public appearance; fourteen months later, he was dead. * The
questions raised by Artaud's “téte-à-tête" are the questions at the heart of
Foucault's first great book—Folie et déraison (“Madness and Unreason,” retitled
Antonin Artaud, The Theater and Its Double, trans. Mary Caroline Richards (New
York, 1958), pp. 12, 92. 3. Antonin Artaud, “Artaud le Momo,” in Artaud, Selected
Writings, ed. Susan Sontag, trans. Helen Weaver (New York, 1976), p. 523. 4.
Antonin Artaud, “Van Gogh, the Man Suicided by Society" (1947), in Artaud,
Selected Writings, p. 491. 67. Maurice Blanchot, The Space of Literature, trans.
Ann Smock (Lincoln, Neb., 1982), p. 54. 68. “Un 'Fantastique de bibliothèque'” (
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Revelatory, well-written account of the controversial life and writings of French historian and philosopher Foucault. Miller (``Democracy is in the Streets'', 1987, etc.) makes it clear from the start ... Read full review
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Foucault has been acclaimed as one of France's most influential and certainly controversial 20th-century philosophers. Miller has thoroughly researched and presented Foucault's intellectual journey ... Read full review
THE DEATH OF THE AUTHOR
WAITING FOR GODOT
THE HEART LAID BARE
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