Georges Bataille
(1897-1962)

Died aged c. 65

Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille (/bɑːˈtaɪ/; 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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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Ici vécut Georges Bataille écrivain 1897 - 1962

English translation: Here lived Georges Battle writer 1897 - 1962 [AWS Translate]

Maison de Georges Bataille, Vézelay, France where they lived (1897-1962)