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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... voice was heard , ' You must excuse him if he doesn ' t address you as "
Comrade " - you see , it ' s a habit my stepfather picked up from his colleagues –
in philosophical discussions . . . ' Monsieur Melou was unperturbed . He went
right on .
Oh , ' Monsieur Melou muttered , his gaze lost in the contemplation of his scrawny
fingers , ' I understand your perplexity only too well . I ' m perplexed myself –
fearfully perplexed . All the more so since – since you have managed , in a few ...
A little farther on , I thought I recognized Lazare in the company of Monsieur
Melou , in grey jacket and straw hat . I was sick with dread . ( Later , I learned that
Monsieur Melou had most definitely not come to Barcelona . ) At the hotel I
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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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