Everything you need to understand or teach Visions of Excess: Selected Writings 1927-1939 by Georges Bataille.
"Visions of Excess" is written over the years 1927 through 1939 by Georges Bataille. Selected writings are published as a book in 1985. "Visions of Excess" is aptly titled. It is a philosophical study of the surrealist writer's thoughts, ideas and opinions about many different social, economic, and philosophic issues. He records his childhood recollections after undergoing psychoanalysis in "[Dream]" that reveals several underlying themes and psychoses that drive his writing as an adult. His formal training as a medieval librarian provides him with tools of classification and collection to present his eclectic style of communicating with a reading audience. Bataille's written imagery is a verbal equivalent of Salvador Dali's multifaceted "The Lugubrious Game."
Georges Bataille lives from 1897 to 1962, and is a contemporary of philosopher Andre Breton. Born in Reims, France, Georges and his mother abandon his paralytic, blind, and syphilitic father when the Germans arrive there in 1915. Georges rebels against...
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