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Death and the Labyrinth

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Death and the Labyrinth by Michel Foucault
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"Death and the Labyrinth" is unique, being Foucault's only work on literature. For Foucault this was "by far the book I wrote most easily and with the greatest pleasure". Here, Foucault explores theory, criticism and psychology through the texts of Raymond Roussel, one of the fathers of experimental writing, whose work has been celebrated by the likes of Cocteau, Duchamp, Breton, Robbe Grillet, Gide and Giacometti. This revised edition includes: an introduction, chronology and bibliography to Foucault's work by James Faubion, an interview with Foucault, conducted only nine months before his death, and concludes with an essay on Roussel by the poet, John Ashbery.

Author Biography

Michel Foucault (1926-1984) was a French philosopher and widely recognised as one of the most original and influential thinkers of the 20th Century. James Faubion is at Rice University, USA. Charles Ruas is the translator of Death and the Labyrinth.
Release date Australia
November 30th, 2006
Contributors
Introduction and notes by James D. Faubion Translated by Charles Ruas
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
Revised edition
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
256
Dimensions
140x216x13
ISBN-13
9780826493620
Product ID
1735651

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