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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... illness completely got the better of me , my life was a sickly hallucination from start to finish . I was conscious , but , as in a bad dream , everything passed before my eyes too quickly . After the evening spent at Fred Payne's ...
The Criolla is , of course , one of the better - known curiosities of Barcelona . I nevertheless thought that Michel was joking . I told him so ; the joke was silly . The mere thought of Lazare made me sick .
It would be better now if I stayed by myself . ' ' If you'd like it better , I can go out . ' ' You want to get yourself killed . ' ' Why ? Rifles don't kill much of anyone . Listen - they never stop firing .
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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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