1st Edition

After Bataille
Sacrifice, Exposure, Community

ISBN 9781904350859
Published August 1, 2007 by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book Description

This book maps French intellectual history in the twentieth century through an interpretative engagement with the thought and legacy of Georges Bataille. It highlights the influence of Bataille and the movement of the concept of sacrifice through his work and in its wake.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Affectivity without a Subject 3. The Subject and Writing as Sacrifice 4. Authority, Friendship, Community 5. Nudity, Femininity, Eroticism 6. Conclusion

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