• Criticism,  Essays,  Georges Bataille,  Philosophy

    The Bataille Reader by Georges Bataille (Collection of 35 essays) Free PDF book

    Download The Bataille Reader by Georges Bataille  (Collection of 35 essays) Free PDF book The idea of editing a Bataille Reader in 320 pages might sound unthinkable to any French scholars of Bataille. A similar collection has never appeared in France. The reason for such absence might be due to the complexity of the thought of Bataille and the voluminous nature of his writings. Once a devoted theology student, a libertine, a surrealist dissident, chief organizer for “College de Sociologie”, founder of the secret society “Acephale” and the most important French revue “Critique”, Bataille has always been a figure of respect and controversy. In the most literal sense, Bataille’s writings…