Politics, Writing, Mutilation

The Cases of Bataille, Blanchot, Roussel, Leiris, and Ponge

1985
Author:

Allan Stoekl

“Each chapter links in a precise and illuminating way the work of [an individual] author ... to the general and fascinating problematics of the book. These problematics could be called a post-structuralist revision of the ninds with which an engagee literature has to deal.” -- Denis Hollier, Univeristy of California, Berkeley.

Tags

Allan Stoekl is professor of French and Comparative Literature at Penn State University. He edited and translated Visions of Excess: Selected Writings of Georges Bataille, 1927-1939, also published by Minnesota.

“Each chapter links in a precise and illuminating way the work of [an individual] author ... to the general and fascinating problematics of the book. These problematics could be called a post-structuralist revision of the ninds with which an engagee literature has to deal.” -- Denis Hollier, Univeristy of California, Berkeley.