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Georges Bataille By Michael Richardson

Georges Bataille by Michael Richardson

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This is the first book in English to look at Bataille's work as a whole, exploring its influence in France, the UK and the US, where it has often been associated with the rise of post-structuralism and postmodernism. Bataille's complex philosophy examined the interplay of death and eroticism.

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Georges Bataille by Michael Richardson

George Bataille (1867-1962) is widely recognized as one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. This is the first book in English to examine Bataille's work as a whole. It offers an accessible introduction to a complex and often ambiguous thinker.

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`... probably the best introduction to Bataille available in either English or French.' - Radical Philosophy

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Introduction 2. Life and context of work 3. Themes and intellectual bakground 4 Towards a sociology of abundance 5. Expenditure and the General Economy 6. Death, Communication and the Experience of Limits Suggestions for further reading Bibliography

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Georges Bataille by Michael Richardson
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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