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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enunciating so well, while his large hands rose up to underscore his sentences. I
gathered that he had acquiesced in Lazare's view and admitted the collapse of
socialist expectations. I thought: they're in a pretty pickle, these two chumps with ...
She drew my hand to her and kissed it at length. She caught me by surprise. I
didn't know what to say. I tried to laugh as I told her (I was speaking very faintly,
the way sick people do — my throat was sore) , 'Why are you kissing my hand?
Xenie sat up, leaning on her hands. Her deep burning voice came back to her. 'If
you go on with this game,' she said, 'you know how it's going to end.' She got up.
She slowly went and sat down on the window sill. She was staring at me ...
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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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