The passion of Michel Foucault

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Harvard University Press, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 491 pages
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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Foucault would hate this book, but the freak-reader will appreciate that the guy was a total freak (in both the best and worst ways). He sounds utterly histrionic and unbearable (repeated youthful ... Read full review

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Being a neophyte Foucault researcher, a Professor at my university recommended this book as a good frame for viewing the rest of his work. Context is always valuable, but I am starting to feel that ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
5
THE DEATH OF THE AUTHOR
13
WAITING FOR GODOT
37
Copyright

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Miller is Director of Liberal Studies and Professor of Political Science at the Graduate Faculty of the New School in New York City.

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