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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Once she had arrived , we would both of us fall sound asleep ; obviously , we would sleep badly . Then there was the general strike : a big bedroom , a candle , and nothing to do ; empty streets ; street fighting .
5 more As I lay face down in the middle of the beach , I started thinking seriously about what to do with Xenie , who would be first to arrive . I told myself that I should waste no time getting dressed and dash off to the station to ...
A few moments before the plane's arrival , with every hope ruled out , I grew calm . I was waiting for Dirty , I was waiting for Dorothea the way a man waits for death . The dying man suddenly realizes that it's all over : what will ...
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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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