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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But in the mid-fifties, Bataille, unlike Blanchot, scarcely had an audience. His
early essays were scattered in obscure scholarly journals and avant-garde
reviews. Most French readers, if they knew his name at all, knew of him only as
the editor ...
Evoking nothing so much as a French version of Leopold and Loeb, Bataille's
group even targeted a specific victim. But then World War II broke out, spoiling
the point of the gesture.” As Bataille would later concede, some of his writing in
The Dostoyevsky detail comes from Bataille's friend Michel Leiris; see his memoir
of Bataille in Brisées, trans. Lydia Davis ... See Georges Bataille, “The Use Value
of D.A.F. de Sade," in Visions of Excess: Selected Writings, 1927–1939, trans.
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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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THE DEATH OF THE AUTHOR
WAITING FOR GODOT
THE HEART LAID BARE
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