Against Architecture: The Writings of Georges Bataille
Over the past 30 years the writings of Georges Bataille have had a profound influenceon French intellectual thought, informing the work of Foucault, Derrida, and Barthes, among others.Against Architecture offers the first serious interpretation of this challenging thinker, spellingout the profoundly original and radical nature of Bataille's work.Denis Hollier is Professor ofFrench at Yale University.
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Hollier approaches Bataille through his criticism of architecture. Bataille stressed the authoritarian potential of monuments: their builders often sought to mold human beings according to a fixed ... Read full review