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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Several days ago ( not in any nightmare , but in fact ) , I came to a city that looked like the setting for a tragedy . One evening – I mention this only to laugh more cheerlessly – I was not alone as I drunkenly watched two old ...
She thought of me as someone serious - wholly serious , in fact – and , for her , drunkenness was a thing that could not be reconciled with other obligations . ' It's only ... You look worn out . ' ' Let's talk some more about the ...
She seemed happy , in fact , out of her mind with joy ; out of her mind with anxiety , too . In her agitation , she knelt down by my bed and kissed me on the forehead . I put my hand underneath her skirt , between her legs .
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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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