Erotism: Death & Sensuality Summary
Georges Bataille

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Erotism: Death & Sensuality Summary

This book, written in 1957, places both eroticism (an experience of sexual stimulation) and death at the core of fundamental human experience. Examining both within the thematic context of what society defines as "taboo", the author explores themes relating to the necessity and meaning of transgressing such taboos, as well as the existential tension between continuity (union) and discontinuity (separation).

The author introduces his examination of the relationship between eroticism and death, as well...

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