Haptic Experience in the Writings of Georges Bataille, Maurice Blanchot and Michel Serres (Modern French Identities)

Haptic Experience in the Writings of Georges Bataille, Maurice Blanchot and Michel Serres (Modern French Identities)

Crispin T. Lee


Our sensory relationships with the social and organic international have altered considerably due to fresh advancements in web and different cellular verbal exchange applied sciences. We now examine a display, we contact both the display or a keyboard in keeping with what we see and, in some way, a component of our sensory presence is transmitted in other places. it's always claimed that this alteration within the manner we understand the realm and every different is with out precedent, and is simply the results of twenty-first-century existence and applied sciences.

This e-book argues another way. the writer analyses the evolving portrayals of ‘haptic’ sensations - that's, sensations which are instantaneously tactile and visible - within the theories and prose of the writer-philosophers Georges Bataille (1897-1962), Maurice Blanchot (1907-2003) and Michel Serres (1930-).

In exploring haptic conception within the works of Bataille, Blanchot and Serres, the writer examines haptic theories postulated through Aloïs Riegl, Laura U. Marks, Mark Paterson and Jean-Luc Nancy.

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