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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Chapter 3 Antonio ' s Story A few weeks later , I had actually forgotten being sick .
In Barcelona I ran into Michel . I suddenly found him in front of me , sitting at a
table at the Criolla . Lazare had told him I was going to die . Michel ' s words were
Day was breaking . We walked without saying a word . I was bewildered , Antonio
was in a cold fury and stupefied with drink , Lazare was as calm and far away as
someone dead . . . ! ' ' But was it a joke ? ' ' It was no joke . I didn ' t intervene .
Antonio ? He had a quick - tempered way about him . Two weeks ago they
arrested him . He was an agitator . ' I went on questioning him as gravely as I
could . ' Can you describe the political situation in Barcelona to me ? I don ' t
know a thing ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - amerynth - LibraryThing
While I didn't actually hate Georges Bataille's "Blue of Noon," I really didn't get it either. This supposed to be a novel that used eroticism to show how sex, violence and power is intertwined and ... Leer comentario completo
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