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    Introduction
    Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille (; French: [ʒɔʁʒ batɑj]; 10 September 1897 – 9 July 1962) was a French philosopher and intellectual working in philosophy, literature, sociology, anthropology, consumerism, and history of art. His writing, which included essays, novels, and poetry, explored such subjects as erotism, mysticism, surrealism, and transgression. His work would prove influential on subsequent schools of philosophy and social theory, including poststructuralism.
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    Q207359
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    Introduction
    Prolific writer produced novels, criticism, poems, economic and political treatises, and philosophical and anthropological essays. He embraced transgressive and erotic subject matter, and founded several journals and literary groups in his lifetime. He edited the journal Documents from 1929-1930, which aimed to push Surrealist ideology, and though he was initially drawn to the Surrealist group, Bataille soon fell out with André Breton.
    Nationality
    French
    Gender
    Male
    Roles
    Artist, Author, Librarian, Writer, Editor, Philosopher, Poet
    Names
    Georges Bataille, George Bataille, Pierre Angélique, Lord Auch, Joruju Bataiyu, G. Bataiyu
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    500093456
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