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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... one is reminded of Georges Bataille's exuberant early essay on “The Use
Value of D.A.F. de Sade.” After slashing away at André Breton and the surrealists
for expressing their admiration for the Marquis de Sade without showing the
72. Broch, The Death of Virgil, p. 482. 73. “Présentation," in Georges Bataille,
Oeuvres completes 1: Premiers &crits (Paris, 1970), p. 5. 74. For Bataille's life,
see Michel Surya, Georges Bataille, la — 40& — No t e s to p a ge's 81 – 8 6.
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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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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