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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. 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.
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The scope of his inquiry ranges from Emily Geortes 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.
He was a librarian by profession. Also a philosopher, novelist, and critic he was founder of the College of Sociology. Bataille died in Account Options Sign in. Therese to Geogges Levi-Strauss My library Help Advanced Book Search.
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Selected senzuality Title Page. The link between taboos and death. Taboos related to reproduction. Affinities between reproduction and death. Kinsey the underworld and work. De Sades sovereign man. De Sade and the normal man.
Chapter FV The enigma of incest. Murder hunting and war.
From religious sacrifice to eroticism. Sexual plethora and death.
Erotism: Death and Sensuality
Transgression in marriage and in orgy. Sanctity eroticism and solitude. A preface to Madame Edwarda. Death and Sensuality Georges Bataille Snippet view – References to this book Mimesis and Alterity: Taussig Limited preview – Lost Subjects, Contested Objects: Britzman Limited preview – Eroticism Georges Bataille Snippet view – Erotism Death and Sensuality.