The Passion of Michel Foucault

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The first detailed account of Foucault's lifelong obsession with death, suicide, drugs, and sadomasochistic eroticism, James Miller's impressively documented study is a provocative exploration of the life and work of one of the most influential, original, and controversial figures in 20th-century intellectual history.

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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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