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 rang the bell for the maid . After a few moments , a red - haired , fresh - complexioned , and rather pretty maid came in . She seemed to gag on the smell . It was a highly unusual smell for so opulent a place : that of a lowdown ...
The trembling , nauseated maid had to wash Dirty , who seemed calm and content once again . She let herself be wiped and soaped . The elevator man aired the room until the smell had completely disappeared . He then bandaged my cut to ...
the maid asked fearfully . ' Shit ! ... And as for you - you , the nice girl , ' Dirty began , this time addressing the maid , ' you masturbate , and you look at the teapots in shopwindows for when you'll set up housekeeping .
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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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