On Nietzsche

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Continuum, 2004 - 188 pages
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Georges Bataille (1897-1962) was an essayist, poet, novelist and philosopher of excess. His philosophy emerges from the aesthetic avant-garde of the 1920s and 30s, when he was associated with the surrealist movement, and has since been explored by the major figures of poststructuralism and postmodernism. His classic works include The Story of the Eye and The Accursed Share.

On Nietzsche takes up Nietzschean thought where Nietzsche left off - with the Death of God. Written against the backdrop of Germany under the Third Reich, the book explores the possibility of a spiritual life outside religion. In so doing it weaves an astonishing tapestry of confession, theology, philosophy, myth and eroticism - all shot through with the images of war.

Translated by Bruce Boone
Introduced by Sylvère Lotringer

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Torn (lacerated?) between giving this 3 and 4 stars. On one hand, a truly honest attempt to understand and communicate, with some great insights and moments of beauty. On the other, a bit of a slog ... Read full review

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On Nietzsche
In his book, On Nietzsche, as translated by Bruce Boone, Bataille comes as close as he would ever come to formulating his own unique system of philosophy. ...
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On Nietzsche: The Will to Chance Preface Enter Giovanni with a heart upon his dagger. Giovanni. Be not amazed. Ifyou misgiving hearts Shrink at an idle ...
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Spurious: Bataille’s War
Bataille's reply is found what will be published in 1945 as On Nietzsche. ... Bataille keeps the diaries that will comprise a large part of On Nietzsche. ...
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Georges Bataille (1897-1962) was a novelist, essayist, poet and philosopher who has greatly influenced postmodern thinking.

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