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Passion Michel Foucault

Hélène Cixous

in Volleys of Humanity

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print July 2011 | ISBN: 9780748639038
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748653638 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639038.003.0014
Passion Michel Foucault

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This chapter briefly discusses Michel Foucault and presents several epiphanic scenes that help describe the friendship he had with Cixous. It looks at the Groupe Information Prison (GIP), which was an informal group of actors and performers. It also examines the passion of Foucault and his proposition to formulate a theory — or analysis — of performance or acting.

Keywords: Michel Foucault; epiphanic scenes; Groupe Information Prison; theory of performance

Chapter.  2539 words. 

Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies

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