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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The letter broke my heart . I tried not to cry ; it was too much for me . I went to the toilet and cried by myself . I couldn't stop . When I came out I kept wiping away an endless stream of tears . Holding out my soaked handkerchief ...
Holding out my soaked handkerchief , I said to Lazare , " This is pathetic . ' " There's bad news from your wife ? ' ' No. Don't pay any attention . I can't control myself , but not for any particular reason . ' ' Nothing's wrong ?
I had grasped my pen and , holding it in my clenched right hand like a knife , I repeatedly buried the steel nib in the back of my left hand and forearm . Just to see just to see , and also : I wanted to inure myself to pain .
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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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