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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With great difficulty she managed to set down a bottle and a glass on the floor
beside her . Her eyes were growing heavy . Her eyes tried to find me . I was no
longer there . She lost her head . In a desperate voice she called out , '
down getting out of the elevator and vomited on the floor . . . You remember ? '
Dirty was articulating through dead lips , seeing nothing . In fearful
embarrassment the two servants cast sidelong glances , questioning and
observing one another ...
At the very moment I went in , there was a swarm of virtually nude women on the
dance floor . Several of them were pretty and unspoiled . I had asked for a table
by the dance floor ( I ' d refused any other ) , but the place was full , and the chair I
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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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