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 burst out laughing , like some lunatic . She couldn't stop . Struggling to find my words , I said to her , ' Don't laugh any more . You'll never get through your story . ' She stopped laughing and began shouting : ' Oh ...
He burst into frankly hostile laughter . He was sure of belonging to a different world : he was penniless , and he was ready for anything that might help the revolution . It occurred to me that in a riot , he would , as usual , have his ...
Oh ? ' I burst out laughing . ' We shouldn't attack the prison . It's absurd ! ' Michel had been speaking at the top of his lungs . We had come to a crowded street . I couldn't help saying to him , ' Don't shout so loud .
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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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