Death and the Labyrinth: The World of Raymond Roussel

Death and the Labyrinth: The World of Raymond Roussel


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Major study in literary theory, criticism and psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780485113365
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/01/2001
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Michel Foucault (1926-1984) was a French philosopher and widely recognised as one of the most original and influential thinkers of the 20th Century.

Table of Contents

General Introductionvii
Chronology of Foucault's Life and Workxxiii
Translator's Acknowledgmentsxxvii
1.The Threshold and the Key3
2.The Cushions of the Billiard Table15
3.Rhyme and Reason31
4.Dawns, Mine, Crystal51
5.The Metamorphosis and the Labyrinth77
6.The Surface of Things99
7.The Empty Lens125
8.The Enclosed Sun157
9.An Interview with Michel Foucault by Charles Ruas171
Postscript: On Raymond Roussel189
Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Works205
Selected Bibliography209

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