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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Without replying , I told her that Xenie , whom she had known for some time ,
would stay and look after me . If she wanted to , she could sleep in Edith ' s room .
I said this disgustedly , then began smiling again as I watched the two women .
( Xenie had come to Barcelona by sleeper , but she was reading L ' Humanité ! )
Everything happened quickly . We barely spoke before reaching the hotel . Xenie
gazed out at the city streets , which she was seeing for the first time . She said ...
I pushed Xenie towards the corridor ; as she struggled , Xenie kept sullenly
insulting me . She had been frantic from the start and , I was sure , sexually
beside herself . I kept shoving , but she went on struggling . She started yelling
like a ...
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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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