Short Answer Key
1. When was George Bataille born?
2. When did George Bataille die?
3. Where was Bataille born?
4. When did Bataille and his mother abandon his father?
When the Germans arrived in 1915.
5. How does Bataille describe his father?
Blind, paralytic and syphilitic.
6. In what piece of writing did Bataille record his childhood?
7. How did Bataille rebel against his father?
By quitting school.
8. When did Bataille publish his first pamphlet?
9. When did Bataille deny his faith?
10. What was the subject of Bataille's first pamphlet?
Praise of Cathedral Notre Dame des Reims.
11. For what field did Bataille go to school?
12. Where did Bataille go to school?
Ecole des Chartres.
13. Where did Bataille work until...
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