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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Noam Chomsky interview, 16 January 1990. 143. Chomsky interview, 16 January
1990. 144. Chomsky interview, 16 January 1990. Foucault discussed the "
Chomsky hash with Simeon Wade: see Wade, Foucault in California, p. 20. 145.
4 (emphasis added). Foucault's formulation about "becoming homosexual" was
sufficiently odd that it prompted a follow-up question in his interview for the gay
French quarterly Masques: see "Histoire et homosexualite" (int, 1982), loc. cit., p.
52. Wade, Foucault in California, pp. 38-39. The description of poppers comes
from Townshend, The Leathermaris Handbook U, p. 283. 53. Wade, Foucault in
California, p. 39. 54. Bersani interview 16 November 1989. 55 Bersani interview
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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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