The Tears of Eros download free [PDF and Ebook] by Georges Bataille

The Tears of Eros download free [PDF and Ebook] by Georges Bataille year 2001
  • Book name: The Tears of Eros
  • Author: Georges Bataille
  • Release date: 2001/5/22
  • Publisher: CITY LIGHTS BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780872862227
  • Rating: 9.59 of 10
  • Votes: 92
  • Review by: Orion Christy
  • Review rating: 7.53 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/24
  • Total pages: 213
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Tears of Eros is the culmination of Georges Bataille's inquiries into the relationship between violence and the sacred. Taking up such figures as Giles de Rais, Erzebet Bathory, the Marquis de Sade, El Greco, Gustave Moreau, Andre Breton, Voodoo practitioners, and Chinese torture victims, Bataille reveals their common obsession: death. This essay, illustrated with artwork from every era, was developed out of ideas explored in Erotism: Death and Sexuality and Prehistoric Painting: Lascaux or the Birth of Art. In it Bataille examines death-the 'little death' that follows sexual climax, the proximate death in sadomasochistic practices, and death as part of religious ritual and sacrifice. 'Bataille is one of the most important writers of the century.'- Michel Foucault Georges Bataille was born in Billom, France, in 1897. He was a librarian by profession. Also a philosopher, novelist, and critic he was founder of the College of Sociology. In 1959, Bataille began Tears of Eros, and it was completed in 1961, his final work. City Lights published two of his other works: Story of the Eye and The Impossible. Bataille died in 1962.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H42M32S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Essays, Literary Studies: General, Philosophy, Art Treatments & Subjects, Gay Studies (Gay Men)
  • Available formats: PML, EPUB, TXT, DOC, JPG, WORD, PDF, TIFF. Compressed in AZW3, DEB, ZIP, TAR.LZO, XZ, RAR, LZMA
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 20.72 USD
  • Dimensions: 178x201x14.48mm
  • Weight: 440g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Monroe, OR, United States
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