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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'My wife told me about a dream she had ...' 'What do you mean, a dream?' 'It
makes no difference. You can read it if you like. It's just that you won't understand.
' I handed her a page from Edith's letter. (I imagined that Lazare would
understand it ...
I started crying again, although I tried not to. Lazare couldn't understand why the
dream was making me cry. I told her, T can't explain everything to you. It's just that
I've behaved like a coward with everyone I love. My wife has devoted herself to ...
Things were coming to a head. I was paralysed with horror. I quickly grasped that,
in this dream, Dirty (now both insane and dead) had assumed the garb and
likeness of the Commendatore. In this unrecognizable guise, she was rushing at
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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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