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Acéphale

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La historia de la comunidad Acéphale sigue aún hoy rodeada de misterios. Organizada en torno a una serie de prácticas secretamente custodiadas, tres de sus miembros, Georges Bataille, Pierre Klossowski y Georges Ambrosino, publican en 1936 el primer número de una revista que anuncia cuatro apariciones por año. Roger Caillois, Jean Wahl, Jean Rollin y Jules Monnerot agregan ...more
Paperback, 186 pages
Published 2007 by Caja Negra Editora (first published January 21st 1937)
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Hamletmaschine
Sep 09, 2007 rated it it was amazing

Acéphale más que una revista francesa publicada por Georges Bataille y con colaboradores de la talla de Roger Caillois y Pierre Klossowski (hermano del pintor Balthus), es un recuento iniciático a los misterios de la ambiciosa sociedad secreta que lleva el mismo nombre.

En esta excelente primera edición en español se compilan y traducen íntegramente los contenidos de sus únicos cuatro números (El quinto en torno a la "locura" de Nietzsche nunca vio la luz), incluyendo las reproducciones completas
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Jonnathan Opazo
Apr 16, 2014 rated it liked it
Estos versos de Eliot ilustran un poco lo que Bataille y cía. anhelaron con tanta rabia, con tanta profunda y tormentosa religiosidad en estos textos: "No me hablen/ de la sabiduría de los ancianos sino más bien/ de su locura,/ su miedo al miedo y al frenesí, su miedo/ a la posesión,/ a pertenecer a otro, a otros o a Dios". ...more
Rodrigo
Sep 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Los artículos publicados en la revista Acéphale fueron la cara "pública" de la sociedad secreta que formó Georges Bataille con un puñado de sus colaboradores. Aunque no se conocen las prácticas de esta sociedad, por lo que se alcanza a vislumbrar a través de estos artículos, se busca recuperar ese espíritu dionisiaco desterrado de la humanidad con la llegada del cristianismo y más tarde del racionalismo. De acuerdo a Bataille, el hombre se convirtió en esclavo, sumiso, y dejó a un lado su propia ...more
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French essayist, philosophical theorist, and novelist, often called the "metaphysician of evil." Bataille was interested in sex, death, degradation, and the power and potential of the obscene. He rejected traditional literature and considered that the ultimate aim of all intellectual, artistic, or religious activity should be the annihilation of the rational individual in a violent, transcendental ...more

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