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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One day she told me she had to leave . She didn't want to say where she was going . I asked if I could go with her . She answered maybe . We went together as far as Vienna . In Vienna we rode by car to the hotel .
In a second telegram , I asked Xenie to do her utmost to leave that very evening . I no longer had any doubt that if Michel made use of my car , there was every chance that I would have to confront Lazare . I loathed the curiosity that ...
Can you tell Xenie that I'm leaving Barcelona by car until tonight , but without specifying what time ? ' Michel told me I wasn't looking well . He seemed troubled himself . I left a note for Xenie : I said that I was frantic because of ...
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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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