The Postmodern Saints of France
Refiguring 'the Holy' in Contemporary French Philosophy
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Academic|
| Imprint:||Bloomsbury T&T Clark|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $35.95|
| Book Description: |
From the mid to the late 20th century various French thinkers have at times toyed with the label of 'the saint', applying it to friends, colleagues, the revered and even the worshipped such as Genet, Sartre, Camus or Foucault. Despite this profaning of the term, however, there are many subtle truths which emerge from its usage among such writers.
This volume is devoted to exploring certain varied notions of 'the saint' in recent French philosophical and literary thought from...