Georges Bataille and the Mysticism of Sin

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When Sartre referred to Georges Bataille as a "new mystic," he meant the label as an insult. Sartre considered mysticism to be a less rigorous mode of inquiry than philosophy--especially dangerous where the writings of mystics adapt philosophical terminology for different purposes. In Georges Bataille and the Mysticism of Sin , Peter Connor argues that literary scholars, eager to represent Bataille as a philosopher or as an early deconstructionist, have tended to neglect or misunderstand Bataille's interest in mysticism. ...

Georges Bataille and the Mysticism of Sin 2003, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801877353

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Georges Bataille and the Mysticism of Sin 2000, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801862687

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