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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Urine , sweat , semen and blood flow uncontrollably . The · constant outpouring of tears to which Troppmann is subject finally has the air of a physical rather than an emotional condition , so frequently and unexpectedly does it occur ...
I walked over to the door , pale and sick , my face smeared with blood ; I was hiccupping and on the point of vomiting . In terror the servants saw that water was trickling across the chair and down the legs of their beautiful 9 ...
What most fascinated me was the unhealthy eagerness that prompted her to give her life and blood for the cause of the downtrodden . It would , I reflected , be the thin blood of an unwashed virgin . 3 Lazare took me home .
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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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