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Georges Bataille (1897 - 1962) was once a thinker, author, and literary critic whose paintings has had an important influence throughout disciplines as various as philosophy, sociology, economics, artwork heritage and literary feedback, in addition to influencing key figures in post-modernist and post-structuralist philosophy similar to Jacques Derrida and Michel Foucault. lately, the variety of works released on Georges Bataille, in addition to the diversity of contexts during which his paintings is invoked, has markedly increased.

In Georges Bataille: Key Concepts a global workforce of participants offer an available creation to and survey of Bataille's proposal. The editors’ advent offers an summary of Bataille’s paintings, whereas the chapters within the first part disguise the social, political, creative and philosophical contexts that formed his inspiration. within the moment half, each one bankruptcy engages with a key topic in Bataille’s philosophy, together with: artwork, eroticism, evil, internal event, heterology, faith, sacrifice, and sovereignty. the ultimate bankruptcy addresses Bataille’s literary writings.

Georges Bataille: Key Concepts

is a useful consultant for college kids from around the Humanities and Social Sciences, coming to Bataille’s paintings for the 1st time.

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Giulia Agostini, Elisabeth Arnould-Bloomfield, Tiina Arppe, Marcus Coelen, Simonetta Falasca-Zamponi, Patrick ffrench, Marina Galletti, Nadine Hartmann, Mark Hewson, Andrew Hussey, Stuart Kendall, Claire Nioche, Gerhard Poppenberg, and Michèle Richman.

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