In 1928, Georges Bataille published this first novel under a pseudonym, a legendary shocker that uncovers the dark side of the erotic by means of forbidden obsessive fantasies of excess and sexual extremes. A classic of pornographic literature, Story of the Eye finds the parallels in Sade and Nietzsche and in the investigations of contemporary psychology; it also forecasts Bataille's own theories of ecstasy, death and transgression which he developed in later work. "Bataille's works . . . indicated the aesthetic ...

Story of the Eye 2001, City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA

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Story of the Eye 1989, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140180091

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Story of the Eye 1982, Penguin Books Ltd, London

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Story of the Eye 1982, Berkley Publishing Group

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Story of the Eye 1979, Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd, London

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Story of the eye 1977, Urizen Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780916354909

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