The Absence of Myth
The Absence of Myth
Writings on Surrealism

Georges Bataille was one of the most provocative and controversial writers of his time. These essays, the result of profound reflection in the wake of World War II, comprise his most incisive study of surrealism, insisting on its importance as a cultural and social phenomenon with far-reaching consequences. They clarify Bataille's links with the surrealist movement, and shed light on his complex and greatly misunderstood relationship with André Breton.

Title The Absence of Myth
Subtitle Writings on Surrealism
Publisher Verso
Title First Published 19 October 2006
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 224 p.
ISBN-10 1844675602
ISBN-13 9781844675609
Publication Date 19 October 2006
Main content page count 224
Weight 16 oz.

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