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by Georges Bataille

  • Author: Georges Bataille
  • ISBN: 0141195576
  • ISBN13: 978-0141195575
  • ePub: 1965 kb | FB2: 1940 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Essays & Correspondence
  • Publisher: Penguin Classic; UK ed. edition (July 31, 2012)
  • Pages: 208
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Modern Classics Literature And Evil (Penguin Modern Classics) ePub download

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Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Literature is not innocent,' stated Georges Bataille in this extraordinary 1957 collection of essays, arguing that only by acknowledging its complicity with the knowledge of evil can literature communicate fully and intensely. Alastair Hamilton (Translator). These literary profiles of eight authors and their work, including Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal and the writings of Sade, Kafka and Sartre, explore subjects such as violence, eroticism, childhood, myth and transgression, in a work of rich allusion and powerful argument. Imprint: Penguin Classics.

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From this, we can see why Bataille claims that literature is evil.

Ships from and sold by RAREWAVES-IMPORTS. From this, we can see why Bataille claims that literature is evil. Evil must occur to create conflicts for characters to overcome, pushing both the plot as well as the progression of a protagonist's personality (for the personality of the protagonist is ultimately shaped by his or her antagonistic "Other"). After all, what memorable hero is without his arch-nemesis? What mythic man is without his slain monster?

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd ISBN: 9780141195575 Number of pages: 192 Weight: 145 g Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 11 mm.

Literature is not innocent,' stated Georges Bataille in this extraordinary 1957 collection of essays, arguing that only by acknowledging its complicity with the knowledge of evil can literature communicate fully and intensely.

Literature is not innocent,' stated Georges Bataille in this extraordinary 1957 collection of essays, arguing that only by acknowledging its complicity with the knowledge of evil can literature communicate . Penguin Modern Classics.

Modern Classics Literature And Evil (Penguin Modern Classics). Georges Bataille, French essayist and novelist, was born in 1897. 192. Author Biography. He converted to Catholicism, then to Marxism, and was interested in psychoanalysis and mysticism. As curator of the municipal library in Orleans, he led a relatively simple life, although he became involved, usually on the fringes, with the surrealist movement.

A classic is a book accepted as being exemplary or noteworthy, for example through an imprimatur such as being listed in a list of great books, or through a reader's personal opinion. Although the term is often associated with the Western canon, it can be applied to works of literature from all traditions, such as the Chinese classics or the Indian Vedas

'Literature is not innocent,' stated Georges Bataille in this extraordinary 1957 collection of essays, arguing that only by acknowledging its complicity with the knowledge of evil can literature communicate fully and intensely. These literary profiles of eight authors and their work, including Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal and the writings of Sade, Kafka and Sartre, explore subjects such as violence, eroticism, childhood, myth and transgression, in a work of rich allusion and powerful argument.