Accursed Share

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Georges Bataille - Bibliography - Primary Literature
... (The Accursed Share) L'Abbe C, 1950 ... The Accursed Share An Essay On General Economy ... The Accursed Share Volumes II and III, Robert Hurley, 1991, Zone Books ...
The Accursed Share
... The Accursed Share (French La Part maudite) is a book by Georges Bataille, written between 1946 and 1949, when it was published by Les Éditions de Minuit ... The Accursed Share presents a new economic theory, which Bataille calls "general economy," as distinct from the "restricted" economic perspective of most economic theory ... Bataille writes the following Thus according to Bataille's theory of consumption, the accursed share is that excessive and non-recuperable part of any economy which is destined to one of two ...

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