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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Across the table , Michel looked sick . He too was making superhuman ... She looked like a scarecrow standing motionless in the middle of a field ... ' Three steps away from me , she was as pale as if she were looking at a corpse .
Lazare looked at me . She could not have been more natural . I looked at her and waved to Michel . They left . I went my own way towards my hotel . It was about six - thirty . I did not draw the shutters . I soon fell asleep , but it ...
Her face looked cruel . Pushing me aside , she looked out the window . I showed her the broken branch on the ground . She turned back towards the bed and took off her pyjama top . Naked to the waist , she began looking around her .
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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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