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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In the 1950s, Maurice Blanchot was one of France's most famous invisible men. A
working critic whose stature in his own country warrants comparison with
Edmund Wilson's in America, Blanchot eschewed any direct contact with his
Shortly after it was published, Maurice Blanchot praised the book in the pages of
the Nouvelle Revue Française: recognizing a kindred spirit, Blanchot paid
Foucault the highest possible compliment, comparing his approach to ...
On Blanchot's mystique, see P. Adams Sitney, “Afterword,” in Maurice Blanchot,
The Gaze of Orpheus, trans. ... For Levinas and Heidegger, see Maurice Blanchot
, “Thinking the Apocalypse: A Letter from Maurice Blanchot to Cathérine David," ...
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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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