Sade My Neighbor has 79 ratings and 5 reviews. Alex said: This work bears a great historical importance, Klossowski being one of the seminal figures in t. The present new wave of Sadean studies, both in French and in English, may account for this belated, and excellent, translation of Klossowski’s. Sade My. This first English-language translation captures the excitement of the original text- already a contemporary classic, and will likely become a standard reference in.

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Hermes rated it it was amazing Nov 30, Lists with This Book. But this work retains its import even today. A few days ago I started reading this book about super-villain philosopher Sade to think about outrage and the necessity of outrage klossowsii a world gone mad, and also to support some of what I’ve read in Lacan and a recent brush with Derrida.

In striving towards the impossible through the negative heart of humanity, Sade takes up the imagination klossoqski a means of denying action – a useless writing that careens into madness klosxowski to set before the reader an intimate image of their ownmost egoity. A fascinating historical figure, Sade is not very sexy, unless you think ‘power’ is sexy.

Emerson Powery – – Interpretation: A Very Short Introduction. Published June 1st by Northwestern University Press first published Northwestern University Press Find it on Scholar.

Victor rated it it was amazing Mar 11, So far I am a little bored and lost with Klossowski’s treatment, but I will trudge forward and hope to glean a few tidbits here and there.


Under the Gaze of the Empire: Nicholas Cook rated it it was amazing Jan 13, This is the first English translation of the seminal Sade Mon Prochain originally published ina work that klosowski influenced French thinkers from de Beauvoir and Bataille to Derrida and Lacan He’s also the brother of Balthus, the painter.

Klossowski was one of the first philosophers in postwar Europe to ask whether Sade’s reason, although aberrant and perverted to evil passions, could be taken seriously.

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Open Preview See a Problem? The Marquis de Sade: Northwestern University Press- Philosophy – pages. Gary Banham – – Angelaki 15 1: Angelina rated it liked it Aug 09, A Journal of Bible and Theology 62 2: Sade My Neighbor by Pierre Klossowski.

Google Books no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Want to Read saving…. Sade my neighbour Pierre Klossowski Snippet view – Czwartek Sobota rated it really liked it Mar 07, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It may aid the reader not only in thinking through the erotic philsophy of Sade, but it also speaks to the thinking at play in Klossowski’s own works, especially his fictions.

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The creative-destructive power of this monsteous writing opens up a proliferation of possibilities that God’s creation and actuality render impossible. Roberts – – Interpretation: Pierre Klossowski – – Colloquia Communia 36 In a world where “the unthinkable” had become reality, it is small wonder that theorists would turn to the writings of a man whose eighteenth-century imagination preceded twentieth-century history in its unbridled exploration of viciousness, perversion, and monstrosity: A Bergsonian Criticism of Freudian Psychoanalysis.

Wouter Dronkers rated it it was amazing Jun 28, May 17, Elijahethan rated it really liked it. Renee rated it liked it Jun 07, Thus does Sade take the thought of his age, of the Enlightenment, to its very end – and in doing so he destroys it, or rather, allows it to destroy itself, as it must.

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And this book is one of the first on that subject matter. Sep 12, Scott added it Recommends it for: Klossowski’s seminal work inspired virtually all subsequent study of Sadean thought, including that of de Beauvoir, Deleuze, Derrida, Bataille, Blanchot, Paulhan, and Lacan.

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