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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You must have read De Sade. You must have found De Sade fantastic. Just like
the others. People who admire De Sade are con artists, do you hear? Con artists!'
She looked at me in silence. She didn't dare speak. I went on, 'I'm so irritated, ...
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 was a fitful sleep.
Once she had stretched out on the bed, with her head centred on the pillow, her
features relaxed. She soon looked as beautiful as before. For a moment she
gazed at me, then looked away. The shutters in the bedroom were drawn, but
rays 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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