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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.

Georges Bataille Summary

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.

Georges Bataille Reviews

`... 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

Additional information

NLS9780415098427
9780415098427
0415098424
Georges Bataille by Michael Richardson
New
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1994-05-26
160
N/A
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