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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I felt like an idiot , but I needed to talk . Given my anguish , and no matter how foolish it may have been , it was better for Lazare to stay with me . She had stayed with me : I felt less lost . ) I explained what I meant .
I still felt like throwing up : the feeling had not really subsided for the past two days . I sent out for a bottle of bad champagne . I drank a glass of it iced . After a few minutes I got up to vomit . After vomiting I went back to ...
I felt no remorse , but I couldn't stand the thought of keeping it up . The worst had ended for me a month earlier . Since the night before , it seemed almost as though the nightmare were starting again - but I felt that it hadn't ...
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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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