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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The blank head in which ' I ' am has become so frightened and greedy that only my death could satisfy it . - Several days ago ( not in any nightmare , but in fact ) , I came to a city that looked like the setting for a tragedy .
We're expecting her any day . ' So Lazare was coming to Barcelona to take part in the agitation . My state of helplessness had become so intolerable that without Michel the night might have come to a 74 PART TWO.
I didn't want to become involved , but I did have a car at my disposition . One of my friends then staying at Calella had lent it to me for a week . If he needed a car , I could act as his driver . He burst into frankly hostile laughter ...
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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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