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Visions of excess : selected writings 1927-1939

Author: Georges Bataille; Allan Stoekl
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, ©1985.
Series: Theory and history of literature, vol. 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Translations
Named Person: Georges Bataille; Georges Bataille; Georges Bataille
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georges Bataille; Allan Stoekl
ISBN: 0719014697 9780719014697 0719014689 9780719014680
OCLC Number: 12468218
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxv, 271 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Dream --
The solar anus --
The language of flowers --
Materialism --
Eye --
The big toe --
The lugubrious game --
Formless --
The old mole and the prefix sur in the words surhomme [superman] and surrealist --
Base materialism and Gnosticism --
The deviations of nature --
Rotten sun --
Mouth --
Sacrificial mutilation and the severed ear of Vincent van Gogh --
The Jesuve --
The pineal eye --
The use value of D.A.F. de Sade --
The critique of the foundations of the Hegelian dialectic --
The notion of expenditure --
Sacrifices --
The psychological structure of Fascism --
Popular front in the street --
The labyrinth --
The sacred conspiracy --
Nietzsche and the Fascists --
Propositions --
Nietzschean chronicle --
The obelisk --
The sorcerer's apprentice --
The practice of joy before death --
The sacred --
The college of sociology.
Series Title: Theory and history of literature, vol. 14.
Responsibility: Georges Bataille ; edited and with an introduction by Allan Stoekl ; translated by Allan Stoekl, with Carl R. Lovitt and Donald M. Leslie, Jr.

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