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Taboo and sacrifice, transgression and language, death and sensuality—Georges Bataille pursues these themes with an original, often startling perspective. He challenges any single discourse on the erotic. The scope of his inquiry ranges from Emily Bronte to Sade, from St. Therese to Claude Levi-Strauss and Dr. Kinsey; and the subjects he covers include prostitution, mythical ecstasy, cruelty, and organized war. Investigating desire prior to and extending beyond the realm of sexuality, he argues that eroticism is "a psychological quest not alien to death.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780872861909
Translator:
Dalwood, Mary
Author:
Dalwood, Mary
Author:
Bataille, Georges
Publisher:
City Lights Books
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
History, criticism and surveys
Subject:
Death
Subject:
Human Sexuality
Subject:
Sex
Subject:
Erotic literature
Subject:
Taboo
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
Sex (psychology)
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st City lights ed.
Edition Description:
City Lights
Series Volume:
484
Publication Date:
20010131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 x 0.7 in 13 oz

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