The Sacred Conspiracy

The Sacred Conspiracy The Internal Papers of the Secret Society of Acephale and Lecturers to the College of Sociology

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Synopsis

Having spent the early thirties in far-left groups opposing Fascism, in 1937 Georges Bataille abandoned this approach so as to transfer the struggle onto the mythological plane, founding two groups with this aim in mind. The College of Sociology gave lectures attended by major figures from the Parisian intelligentsia - intended to reveal the hidden undercurrents within a society that appeared to be bordering on collapse. The texts in this book comprise lectures given to the College; essays from the Acephale journal and a large cache of the internal papers of the secret society of Acephale.

Book information

ISBN: 9781900565950
Publisher: Atlas Press
Imprint: Atlas Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 848.91209
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 478
Weight: 1100g
Height: 181mm
Width: 239mm
Spine width: 34mm