Visions of Excess: Selected Writings, 1927-1939 Character Descriptions

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Georges Bataille

This person was a professional librarian and author of pornographic philosophy.

Allan Stoekl

This person is the translator, editor, and writer of the introduction to "Visions of Excess".

Andre Breton

This person was an avant garde philosopher and surrealist leader.

Bataille's father

This person was paralyzed, blind, and syphilitic, and was abandoned to the Germans in November 1915.

Friedrich Engels

This person was a philosopher who used mathematical ideas to support the dialectic method called 'progress to perfection'.

Thorstein Veblen

This person was a sociologist who coined the phrase conspicuous consumption.

Leon Blum

This person was the leader of the Popular Front united with Socialists and Communists.

Nietzsche

This person was the first philosopher to declare God dead.

Marquis de Sade

This person was an author who used base natural forms as symbols of noble or sacred abstraction.

Picasso and Dali

These people were artists who created...

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