The Trial of Gilles de Rais
Author : Georges Bataille
Publisher : Amok Books
Total Pages : 296
Release : 1991
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015021856474
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Trial of Gilles de Rais Book Description:

Written by France's famous connoisseur of transgression - the man the surrealist Andre Breton labelled an 'Excremental philosopher' - THE TRIALS OF GILLES DE RAIS is the best thing now available in English on one of the most bizarre figures in European history.' - New York Times Book Review'


The Trial of Gilles de Rais
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Georges Bataille
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Amok Books

Written by France's famous connoisseur of transgression - the man the surrealist Andre Breton labelled an 'Excremental philosopher' - THE TRIALS OF GILLES DE RA
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Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Thomas A. Fudgé
Categories: History
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This book examines the broad varieties of religious belief, religious practices, and the influence of religion within medieval society. Religion in the Middle A
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Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Molly Anne Rothenberg
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-04-30 - Publisher: Duke University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Bejamin Noys
Categories: Literary Criticism
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Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: James Penney
Categories: Social Science
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An original critique of queer theory, from a psychoanalytic perspective.
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Pages: 248
Authors: Françoise Meltzer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Why are contemporary secular theorists so frequently drawn to saints, martyrs, and questions of religion? Why has Joan of Arc fascinated some of the most import
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Language: en
Pages: 158
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Categories: Religion
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The Year's Work in Medievalism:2005-2006 is based upon but not restricted to the proceedings of the International Conference on Medievalism for those years. The
Pornographic Archaeology
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Zrinka Stahuljak
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-08 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

In Pornographic Archaeology: Medicine, Medievalism, and the Invention of the French Nation, Zrinka Stahuljak explores the connections and fissures between the h
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Language: en
Pages: 586
Authors:
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In The Hundred Years War: Further Considerations, sixteen essays consider various economic, legal, military, and psychological aspects of the long conflict that
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Language: en
Pages: 610
Authors: Albrecht Classen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-30 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

All societies are constructed, based on specific rules, norms, and laws. Hence, all ethics and morality are predicated on perceived right or wrong behavior, and