Perhaps the French philosopher's masterpiece, which is concerned with an extraordinary question: What does it mean to be mad?
About the Author
Michel Foucault (1926-84) was one of the most significant social theorists of the twentieth century, his influence extending across many areas of the humanities and social sciences.
Richard Howard is the author of eleven books of poetry, including Untitled Subjects, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1970, and Trappings. He is the translator of more than 150 works from the French and lives in New York City.
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