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The Accursed Share V II & III Combined - Bataille, Georges, and Hurley, Robert (Translated by)
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The three volumes of The Accursed Share address what Georges Bataille sees as the paradox of utility: namely, if being useful means serving a further end, then the ultimate end of utility can only be uselessness. The first volume of The Accursed Share, the only one published before Bataille's death, treated this paradox in economic terms, showing that "it is not necessity but its contrary, luxury, that presents living matter and mankind with their fundamental problems." This Zone edition includes in a single volume a ...

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The Accursed Share V II & III Combined 1993, Zone Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780942299212

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