The Baphomet [Pierre Klossowski, Sophie Hawkes, Stephen Sartarelli] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fiction. Pierre Klossowski’s last. the critics’ prize that year to Klossowski’s final novel, Le Baphomet. For critical accounts of all these novels see Ian James, Pierre Klossowski: The Persistence. Pierre Klossowski – The Baphomet by duarte0martinho.

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It is arresting that his quest entails not a solitary individual casting a hard eye at his existence, but rather an individual intimately linked to one or more other individuals. Published November 1st by Marsilio Publishers first published June 28th When is he hanging there in that tower? Il Bafometto a quei tempo era venerato come un idolo, rappresentato da un teschio umano, una testa umana o una testa di legno o di metallo con capelli neri ricci, o a volte con un gatto nero.

Given that its structure is nonlinear, the following attempts to provide some coherence to the narrative of kolssowski book.

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How we live and exist among others is not an actual reality the way most of us believe, but an intermix within the gap inherent between us and others, within klossowsoi and within others. I follow the prologue well enough, but a bit of history would probably help. Nobody care about them anymore.


What the hell was that?

The Baphomet

It’s and black rites, homoeroticism, and internal schisms are contributing to the collapse of the Templars. This book reads like a bad acid trip. The author explains that her organ of arousal, when stimulated, is comparable in dimension to the analogous organ of a boy.

But in no way would I consider this a successful work of fiction for any normal purposes. To add your own review or remarks, please scroll down to the comment box. The actual story here is entirely entertaining, but the rather stilted, circumspect delivery translation? This is just really tough, not so much fun, dubiously rewarding. Interesting and very difficult to follow, which is something I normally don’t mind not like Joyce klossiwski easy, exactly But not exactly recommended to baphojet interest.

The Foucault prologue was unbelievably boring, surprisingly, and Klossowski’s explanation Interesting and very difficult to follow, which is something I normally don’t mind not like Joyce is easy, exactly The rest is interesting. Trivia About The Baphomet.

The following is klossoaski compilation of discussions and reviews from the previous version of our website. La sconsiglio dunque a chi non ha paura del Bafometto ma teme la sintassi esacerbata.

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I gesti ora misurati, ora eccessivi dei protagonisti ricordano quelli dei neonati che ancora non hanno preso le misure sul proprio corpo: Bapho,et suppose it wasn’t ever intended to be one.

For him, voyeuristic tension engenders an amorous exaltation restoring, for him, the initial purity of his love. I find this chamber of bellows rather hard to visualize.


So strong was his attachment that it clearly affected his French syntax and diction, as if the dead language had somehow survived in him—a second mother tongue, both nourishing and competing with a first one.

View all 12 comments. I agree with the other reviewer who said that it helps to have an idea of Klossowski’s work coming in, but the introduction by Ponce and “the Prose of Actaeon” by Foucault help to give any reader a pathway into the ideas within this work.

The mix of breaths reveals the hallucinatory experience wherein hermeneutic literalness exceeds our sense of self. A metaphysical novel, often far more metaphysics than novel, concerning various theological and gnostic questions on the fate of souls post-body, eternal return, whether identity is inherently unchangeable across lives, even or is circumstanial and corruptible.

I actually read it twice this time, once rather quickly and again trying to slow down and concentrate. The Good Earth — Pearl S.

In other words, passages that have recently been written as it were become objects of commentary in other, not necessarily later, passages. Beloved — Toni Morrison.