4 edition of Hallucinating Foucault found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 72 p. :|
|Number of Pages||72|
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] I remember when I first read this. I recall being shocked when Paul Michel connected the dots for the graduate student and the reader and even though I Hallucinating Foucault it was coming this time, it still gave me that little thrill. Michel tells him about his relationship with Michel Foucault and claims that their relationship cannot last, that the protagonist must go on to write his thesis about him.
Anyway, the inevitable happens and some of the anarchy rubs off on the impressionable protagonist but before it can all end in tears in one way, it ends in tears in another way.
Even Michel's secret relationship with Foucault rests only on Michel's dubious testimony and whatever the fixated narrator reads into the two men's works.
His relationship with the Germanist, who flew to France to help him after the accident and got him through the funeral, ends after that, even though they move in similar academic circles. A riveting mystery as well as a meditation on the gender-transcending nature of love, Hallucinating Foucault is an unforgettable novel that goes to the very heart of the creative act.
You are masked, aware of your absolute difference. But what happens when an isolated reader is so moved by the writing before him that he feels he must seek out his author and consummate their distant love affair? In blurring these boundaries Patricia Duncker has written a.
You can see the gulf and they can't. She smokes and lives on her own in a flat she owns in Cambridge. You see death as your dancing partner, the other with his arms around you. Hallucinating Foucault By Patricia Duncker - Hallucinating Foucault is a Hallucinating Foucault thriller that explores with consummate mastery the passionate relationship between reader and writer between the factual and the fictional between sanity and madness.
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'' However elegantly composed his novels are, Hallucinating Foucault person the amoral and sarcastic Michel disconcertingly resembles Jean Genet.
You can adjust, remake, rebuild what is fragile, slipshod, unstable. When I saw the writing I knew I was mad,'' he lucidly explains to the narrator. Nonetheless, he accepts this new relationship with Michel without comment, as though it were the most natural act in the world.
Both are drawn to society's margins, both are preoccupied with madness and desire, and both use their writing as a means of rebellion.
Seemed a bit too much like navel-gazing for the Cambridge set e.
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