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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She stopped laughing and began shouting: 'Oh, my, I'm getting silly - I'll have to . .
. No, no, I'll finish my story. My mother. Not stirring, with her skirt over her head,
that enormous skirt of hers. Like someone dead. Not another stir out of her.
'Oh?' I burst out laughing. "We shouldn't attack the prison. It's absurd!' Michel had
been speaking at the top of his lungs. We had come to a crowded street. I couldn't
help saying to him, 'Don't shout so loud.' He was taken aback. He stopped ...
... she tried to pick up her purse and a little suitcase, the coat fell to the ground.
Stooping to retrieve her coat, she caught sight of me. I was on the platform; I was
laughing at her. Seeing me laugh, she turned red; she burst out laughing herself.
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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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