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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You're just the person I need , ' Dirty announced , ' but first you have to get the elevator man . There's something I want to tell him . ' The maid vanished ; Dirty , now staggering , went and sat on a chair . With great difficulty she ...
She put a wet towel on Dirty's forehead . Dirty dragged herself over to the window . Beneath her she saw the Thames and , in the background , some of the most hideous buildings in London , now magnified in the darkness .
It would be Dirty's turn to arrive in two hours ; I would speak to her , she would speak to me , I would throw my arms around her . These possibilities , however , were beyond understanding . The Port Bou train pulled into the station .
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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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