By Georges Bataille, Alastair Hamilton
'Literature isn't innocent,' acknowledged Georges Bataille during this outstanding 1957 number of essays, arguing that in simple terms via acknowledging its complicity with the information of evil can literature converse totally and very. those literary profiles of 8 authors and their paintings, together with Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal and the writings of Sade, Kafka and Sartre, discover topics comparable to violence, eroticism, youth, fantasy and transgression, in a piece of wealthy allusion and robust argument.
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Literature and Evil by Georges Bataille, Alastair Hamilton