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Helene Cixous and Eric Prenowitz

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780748639038

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639038.001.0001

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Passion Michel Foucault

Passion Michel Foucault

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(p.241) Chapter 13 Passion Michel Foucault
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Volleys of Humanity
Author(s):

Hélène Cixous

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639038.003.0014

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

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