Bataille, Georges

Bataille, Georges

(jôrj bətī, –bätī), 1897–1962, French writer. Bataille was the founding editor of the journal Critique (1946). Strongly influenced by Nietzsche, he focuses on extreme states of consciousness (violence and eroticism) as forms of mediation between nature and culture. He presents his ideas in his critical essay Literature and Evil (1957, tr. 1973) and the novel Story of the Eye (1949, tr. 1987), among other works.
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(1.) Bataille, Georges (2005/1959), The Cradle of Humanity.
(4.) Georges Bataille, Violent Silence: Celebrating Georges Bataille, Georges Bataille Event; 1st edition (1984).
October: Bataille, Georges: Writings on laughter, sacrifice, Nietzsche, unknowing, 36 (Spring 1986): 89-102.
Bataille, Georges. Encyclopaedia Acephalica: Comprising the Critical Dictionary and Related Texts.
Bataille, Georges. "L'Amerique disparue." CEuvres completes.
Bataille, Georges, The Unfinished System of Nonknowledge.