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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Dirty asked . No one answered . The two characters stood there in deferential ,
painful expectancy . Dirty asked to be given her purse . Her gestures were so
sluggish it took a long minute for her hand to reach the bottom of the purse ; as
By now I was having a hard time breathing . I asked Michel , who was slowing
down , to proceed without delay . Once again he wiped the sweat from his brow , '
We went over to the waterfront , at the point where there are steps leading down .
I then asked to be put through to Paris . There was no one in Xenie ' s apartment .
I consulted a timetable and deduced that she might already be at the station . I
tried my apartment , where , for the time being , during my wife ' s absence , my ...
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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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