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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Exhaustion gave her a significance like that of the black streamer that had frightened me in Vienna . As a result of the few nasty words we had exchanged about the war , I saw in these sinister portents not only a threat to my life but ...
( I actually gave Lazare my burning hand . ) ' Yes , ' Lazare said to me wearily , ' you should go home and get into bed . ' ' All the same , there's one thing I'd like to know . If the working classes are done for , why are you both ...
However unconvincing this solution may have been , it satisfied me ; I gave it no further thought . Time passed very quickly . I went back to Barcelona . The city already had an abnormal air about it ; cafés had taken away their ...
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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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