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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“ Tell me . Show some pity for me – tell me ... ' ' I started down the corridor , barefoot . I was quivering . In front of the corpse I kept quivering - I was frightened and aroused . Aroused to the limit . I was in a kind of trance .
I blew my horn ; Michel would come down and open the front door of the building . Michel kept me waiting . He kept me waiting for ages . I finally began hoping he wouldn't appear . No sooner had my car stopped in front of the designated ...
I was standing in front of children who were lined up on the tiers of the stage in military formation . They were in short black velvet pants and short jackets adorned with shoulder knots ; they were bareheaded ; fifes to the right ...
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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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