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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“What is fascinating about prisons is that, for once, power doesn't hide or mask
itself; it reveals itself as tyranny pursued down to the smallest details; it is cynical
and at the same time pure and entirely justified because its practice can be totally
fire to the prison library; individual prisoners smashed the bars on their cell
windows and hurled out beds, chairs, dishes. Seizing one of the prison's three
buildings, the rebels chanted “Down with dictatorship!" and sang the Marseillaise.
“Creation d'un groupe d'information sur les prisons," Esprit, 3 (March 1971), p.
532. 89. Gilles Deleuze, “Foucault and the Prison" (int, 1986), History of the
Present, 2 (Spring 1986), p. 1. G.I.P., “A propos de la justice populaire," loc. cit., p.
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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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