A few passages in the Dialectic of Enlightenment suggest a concern with the erotic in the work of Critical Theory; Schopenhauer's philosophy also provided the basis for a new conception of sexuality and erotics in the arts. What's more, these underscore the necessity of transgressive eros in the creation of a post-catastrophic art (see especially Laurence Dreyfus' recent work on Wagner). As a playwright I am particularly interested in the role this plays in a written drama preferatory to performance.
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Thought the forthcoming conference, on what I would call, 'The Performativity of Digital Love,' which is actually drawn from Lou Andreas Salome's "The Erotic" may appeal to you, in addition to Alain…Continue
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