Georges Bataille (France 1897-1962). Along with Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, is one of the most prominent French intellectuals of the twentieth century. In the beginning he was a member of the surrealist movement, distancing Breton later for political reasons. Then would found next to Roger Caillois and Michel Leiris, the Sacred College of Sociology. In 1946, he founded the journal Critique, from whose pages he opposed the committed writer who defended Sartre in Modern Times. Bataille had an unusual interdisciplinary talent, and used various forms of discourse. His novel The Story of the Eye, for example, published under the pseudonym Lord Auch, was initially read as pure pornography, but the interpretation of the work matured over time to reveal its considerable emotional and philosophical depth. The images of the novel are built on a series of metaphors which in turn refer to philosophical concepts developed in his work: the eye, the egg, the sun, the earth, the testículo.Sus Works, whose presentation 1970 Michel Foucault Bataille exalted as one of the most important writers of the century, which consist of twelve volumes coexist novels, philosophy, criticism, the diary, projects, polemics and poetry. Major Works: Essay: The inner experience, On Nietzsche, Eroticism, Literature and evil, Tears of Eros, The Accursed Share; Narrative: Story of the Eye, My mother, Madame Edwarda, Little. The silver bowl in 2008 published his correspondence with Michel Leiris accompanied by unpublished texts: Exchanges and Matches from 1924 to 1982.