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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( Later , I learned that Monsieur Melou had most definitely not come to Barcelona . ) At the hotel I declined to take the elevator and climbed the stairs . I threw myself onto one of the beds . I heard the sound of my heart inside my ...
A little later she said , ' I can grovel at His feet if I believe He doesn't exist . ' ' Why did you go into the church ? ' She rolled over and turned her back to me . She then said , ' You ought to go away . It would be better now if I ...
I thought of little Karl Marx and of the beard he had , later , when he grew up . He was underground now , near London - Marx must also have run through the streets of Trier as a little boy . 5 We had to go to Coblenz the next day .
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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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