Author(s): Georges Bataille
These essays, the result of profound reflection in the wake of World War II, comprise the most incisive study yet made 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 Andre Breton.
Georges Bataille (1897-1962) was a novelist, philosopher, essayist and sociologist o. His works include The Story of the Eye, On Nietzsche, The Accursed Share, Literature and Evil, and Eroticism.