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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There ' s nothing but dumb ideas inside my head , but since I met you and I heard
people talking about your habits , I ' ve been thinking that people who have .
loathsome habits , like you – it ' s probably because they ' re in pain . ' I took a
If Lazare wants to take the prison by surprise , it ' s not because it ' s useful but
because it suits her ideas . Lazare is revolted by anything resembling warfare ,
but since she ' s crazy , she favours direct action all the same . So she wants to ...
She would be thrilled by the idea that I had judged her fit to take part in them .
She would talk to Michel . However unconvincing this solution may have been , it
satisfied me ; I gave it no further thought . Time passed very quickly . I went back
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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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