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 life was falling to pieces like rotten - matter . The doctor came and examined me from head to foot . He finally decided to come back with someone else . From the way he spoke I understood that I might be dying .
It added the fear of falling to everything that was already giving way inside me . I sat up . I felt harassed . I told her , ' Come back here . You know perfectly well - if I didn't love you , I wouldn't have been so harsh .
... have run through the streets of Trier as a little boy . 5 We had to go to Coblenz the next day . From Coblenz we took a train to Frankfurt , where I was to leave Dorothea . As we went up the Rhine valley , a fine rain was falling .
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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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