Nights as Day, Days as Night

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Eridanos Press, 1987 - Fiction - 169 pages
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For me, autobiographical work always carries a risk that the writer chose an easy way. Maurice Blanchot, the very same person who wrote introduction to "Nights as Day, Days as Night, once stated that ... Read full review

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Dream diaries are usually not that interesting, but then Michel Leiris is not your usual man. A close friend of Georges Bataile and a leading critical writer - he explored the same territory as ... Read full review

About the author (1987)

Georges Bataille (1897-1962) was an essayist, philosophical theorist and novelist, often called the 'metaphysician of evil', interested in sex, death, degradation and the power and potential of the obscene. His most famous work is the highly-charged erotic novella, "The Story of the Eye," Michel Leiris (1901-1990) was a novelist, poet, art-critic and anthropologist, particularly interested in the cultures of Africa, the Carribean and Central America. His best known writings include "Manhood, The Rules of the Game "and "Phantom ""Africa,

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