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Title:
The Sunday of the negative reading Bataille, reading Hegel
Publication Information:
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2003.
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9780791456316

9780791456323

9780791487297
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ix, 291 p.
Series:
SUNY series in Hegelian studies
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English
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A comprehensive philosophical introduction to the thought of Georges Bataille.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
List of Abbreviationsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Behind the Maskp. 9
Hegel?p. 14
Part 1
1 Beyond the Seriousp. 25
1.1. The Inwardizing and the Calvaryp. 28
1.2. The Sovereignty of Servilityp. 41
1.3. Work, Deathp. 52
1.4. Beyond the Seriousp. 60
2 The End of Utilityp. 75
2.1. No Free Giftsp. 78
2.2. Unholy Alliancesp. 90
2.3. Taking Sacrifice into Accountp. 97
Part 2
3 Logomachy: Through Discourse To Poetic Silencep. 117
3.1. A Contradictory Projectp. 120
3.2. Hegelian Discourse: A "Dog" Eat Dog Worldp. 127
3.3. The Hatred of Poetryp. 140
4 Mysticism, Eroticism, and the Sacrificial Rusep. 161
4.1. I Pray to GOD ...p. 169
4.2. Eroticism and Sacrifice: The Body and the Fictionp. 186
4.3. Through the Mirrorp. 196
Laughter--In Place of a Conclusionp. 209
Notesp. 223
Bibliographyp. 277
Indexp. 287