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|INTRODUCTION Eroticism, it may be said, is assenting to life up to the point of |
death. Strictly ... From this elementary definition let us now return to the formula I
proposed in the first place: eroticism is assenting to life even in death. Indeed ...
|53 Thus even if his theories are scatological by Christian theological standards, |
Bataille still refuses to allow them to be pried ... it may be said, is assenting to life
up to the point of death,” and then, “eroticism is assenting to life even in death.
|Two crucial elements of this conception are that continuity of existence is |
independent of death and that eroticism is not ... the significance of the erotic
dissolution is found in the assent to life: 'eroticism is assenting to life even in
death.'2 This ...
|The History of Eroticism, in The Accursed Share, Vols II and III, p. 147 Eroticism [. |
. .] is assenting to life up to the point of death [. . .1 eroticism is assenting to life
even in death. Eroticism, p. 1 1 Desire for a woman's body, for a tender, erotically
|referred to earlier: 'eroticism is the assenting to life up to the point of death;... |
eroticism is the assenting to life even in death.'4 At the same time, the sensibility
to which eroticism responds is one that undercuts our own sense of being.
|for example), his materialist atheism and the correlative relationship he proposed |
between eroticism and death. ... Famously, Bataille wrote that 'eroticism is the
assenting to life even in death', which, as Richardson notes, would be
|She is a victim, yet in death she manufactures her own notion of consent to her |
new sensual identity. In writing of George Bataille, Gabriel Zinn notes: George
Bataille writes “Eroticism is assenting to life even in death.” The link between
|Writing should have a visceral and direct relation with life, and should not be |
divorced from the flow of day-to-day living. ... Bataille's own statement that
eroticism is the assenting to life even in death' would have been unthinkable to