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 March of 1971, a small group of French ultra-leftists announced the formation
of the “Front Homosexual d'Action ... it did manage to politicize the question of
homosexuality in France—no small accomplishment in a country that to this day ...
“Between the affirmation, 'I am a homosexual, and the refusal to say this, there
lies a highly ambiguous dialectic,” Foucault remarked in a 1982 interview,
scarcely veiling his exasperation over the unrelenting pressure to take a stand. “It
is a ...
Rejecting, as he consistently did in public, any attempt to trace “the question of
homosexuality to the problem, 'Who am I? ... style of life” proper to “becoming
what one is” (in Nietzsche's sense) entailed an unusual kind of “homosexual
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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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