Ecce Monstrum: Georges Bataille and the Sacrifice of Form

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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. Extending and sometimes challenging major interpretations of Bataille by thinkers like Denis Hollier and Rosalind Krauss the book reveals how his writings betray the monstrous marks of the affective and intellectual contradictions he ...

Ecce Monstrum: Georges Bataille and the Sacrifice of Form 2007, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823227785

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