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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56 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 ...
In the decade after the war , Blanchot transcribed into a plain yet fittingly opaque
French many of Heidegger ' s most enigmatic and characteristic concerns — with
death and “ the nothing , ” with the “ nameless ” and “ unthought . ” He explored ...
As a matter of taste , Blanchot was a connoisseur of modernism : in the late
1940s and 1950s , he devoted incisive essays to the poets Baudelaire , Rimbaud
, Mallarmé , Rilke , and René Char ; and to the novelists and short - story writers ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - knownever - LibraryThing
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
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