Negative Ecstasies Paperback

Georges Bataille and the Study of Religion

by Kent Brintnall;


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Negative Ecstasies

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Despite Georges Bataille's acknowledged influence on major poststructuralist thinkers-including Foucault, Derrida, Kristeva, Lacan, Baudrillard, and Barthes-and his prominence in literary, cultural, and social theory, rarely has he been taken up by scholars of religion, even as issues of the sacred were central to his thinking. Bringing together established scholars and emerging voices, Negative Ecstasies engages Bataille from the perspective of religious studies and theology, forging links with feminist and queer theory, economics, secularism, psychoanalysis, fat studies, and ethics. As these essays demonstrate, Bataille's work bears significance to contemporary questions in the academy and vital issues in the world. We continue to ignore him at our peril.

Negative Ecstasies by Kent Brintnall was published by Fordham University Press in August 2015. The ISBN for Negative Ecstasies is 9780823265206.

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Page last updated 10th December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback / softback
PublisherFordham University Press (August 2015)
Weight454g
Number of Pages304
Thickness23 mm
Height152 mm
Width224 mm
ISBN9780823265206
ISBN-10082326520X
Product Code4324388
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