a body, in spite
Essays,  Translation,  | $15.95
paperback, 112 pages, 5 1/4 x 6 1/4"
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN: 978-1-937658-75-5

A deft book of aphorisms by an important French philosopher and writer

Philosopher-playwright Alain Jugnon’s a body, in spite introduces this prolific French author to an English-speaking readership. The aphorisms that comprise this slight philosophy for actors are an inventoried body with and without its defenses. With incisive humor, Jugnon casts his intellect into the many-organed world, to draw from its semantic recesses a sort of divine putrescence. This work, written for the stage, and received as a presage, reads like an autobiography of Nietzsche’s last laugh. This bilingual edition features an afterword by the translator.