Nights as Day, Days as Night

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Eridanos Press, 1987 - Fiction - 169 pages
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The strategy of these prose poems of onetime Surrealist Leiris is stated in Maurice Blanchot's foreword: "These were once dreams; they are now signs of poetry'' they share our common compulsion to ... Read full review

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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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