Blue of Noon
Marion Boyars, 2002 - 128 páginas
Set against the backdrop of Europe's slide into Fascism, this twentieth-century erotic classic takes the reader on a dark journey through the psyche of the pre-war French intelligentsia, torn between identification with the victims of history and the glamour of its victors. One of Bataille's overtly political works, it explores the ambiguity of sex as a subversive force, bringing violence, power and death together in a terrifying unity.
"Georges Bataille is one of the most important writers of the century"--Michel Foucault
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - Andy_Dingley - LibraryThing
Bataille brings his inimitable style to '30s nihilism and the threat of impending war, in both Spain and Germany. Don't bother. Anything he was trying to do here is very weak and you'd be so much better off reading Isherwood. Even the offensive debauchery here seems half-hearted. Leer comentario completo
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - Kristelh - LibraryThing
A nihilist novel by Georges Bataille, Blue of Noon, is set during the Spanish Civil War and the early years of Nazi movement. The protagonist, Henri Timmermann is a sick man (physically and ... Leer comentario completo
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