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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Lazare finally answered ( I could barely hear her ) , ' No matter what happens , we must not abandon the downtrodden . ' I thought , she's a Christian . Why , of course ! And I've actually come here ... I was beside myself ; I was ...
My mother - in - law answered . Edith had stayed in England with the two children . She asked me whether I had received the express letter - several days earlier , she had enclosed it in an envelope and forwarded it to me airmail .
The children did not answer . They were excited . We looked at the building it was visibly exploding ( but we heard no sound : the explosion released dark smoke , which did not expand in swirls but rose straight towards the clouds like ...
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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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