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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On my return , I was incapable of keeping up a presentable attitude at any length . I spent as much time as I could with the ' bird of ill omen ' . However , I sometimes succumbed to fits of annoyance in her company .
Just don't keep telling me that she's been to the Criolla . Lazare at the Criolla . . . ! ' ' She's come here with me several times . She found it highly interesting . I couldn't get her out . She must have been astonished .
She wanted to keep it as a souvenir . ' ' Did Antonio let her keep it ? ' ' Antonio said to her , " Whatever you like . " She put the cartridge in her handbag . ' * Michel fell silent . He seemed less at ease than 73 Antonio's Story.
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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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