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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To tell the truth , we'd been drinking all through the evening – drinking Scotch . ' ' Naturally , ' Lazare broke in . ' Why " naturally " ? ' I looked at Lazare with loathing . I went on , ' That's how it ended .
I had a notion that drink would kill me , but such ideas were vague : I might go on drinking and thus die ; or I might stop drinking . . . For the time being , nothing made any difference . - 2 Outside Chez François , I emerged from a ...
I wasn't the only one who'd been drinking . We went for dinner to a cab drivers ' restaurant . There were only three women present . The table was soon strewn with bottles of red wine , empty or partly empty .
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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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