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Author Biles, Jeremy.

Title Ecce monstrum : Georges Bataille and the sacrifice of form / Jeremy Biles
Edition First edition
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2007
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 249 pages :) : illustrations
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Introduction -- Ecstatic and Intolerable: The Provocations of Friendship -- Nietzsche Slain -- The Labyrinth: Toward Bataille's "Extremist Surrealism" -- The Cross: Simone Weil's Hyperchristianity -- The Wounded Hands Of Bataille: Hans Bellmer, Bataille, And The Art Of Monstrosity -- Conclusion
Summary In the 1930s, Georges Bataille proclaimed a ferociously religious sensibility characterized by simultaneous ecstasy and horror. 'Ecce Monstrum' investigates the content and implications of this religious sensibility by examining Bataille's insistent linking of monstrosity and the sacred
Analysis "Multi-User"
Notes "Multi-User"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-242) and index
Issuing Body Made available online by Project Muse
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Bataille, Georges, 1897-1962.
Holy, The.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Project Muse.
LC no. 2007039784
ISBN 0823227782 (cloth : alk. paper)
082323519X electronic bk
9780823227785 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780823235193 electronic bk