Georges Bataille | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Andrew Hussey

This literature criticism consists of approximately 48 pages of analysis & critique of Georges Bataille.
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Critical Essay by Andrew Hussey

SOURCE: Hussey, Andrew. “‘Le taureau affronté’: Georges Bataille and the Problem of Mysticism.” In The Inner Scar: The Mysticism of Georges Bataille, pp. 1-36. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2000.

In the following essay, Hussey discusses Bataille's interpretation of mysticism and subsequent critical reaction to it.

Bataille, abattage d'un humain bétail

—Michel Leiris, Glossaire: j'y serre mes gloses

Since his death in 1962, Georges Bataille has acquired the status of one of the most influential thinkers of the age. It is an irony, however, that this status has been achieved despite the fact that, in his lifetime, Bataille's writings were known only to a relatively small number of people and that, in the years which immediately followed his death, much of his work remained either unpublished or, for...

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