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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GEORGES BATAILLE : THE DARK NIGHT OF THE BODY Notes towards an incomplete reading of his fiction ' What I call night differs from the darkness of thoughts : night possesses the violence of light . Yes , night : the youth and ...
In a sense , the revolution was part of the nightmare from which I thought I'd escaped . It was not without a feeling of embarrassment that I remembered the night spent at La Criolla , or Michel himself . That night , I imagined ...
It was a night without even frost or snow . I woke up . I lay stretched out , in a stupor , as though the dream had emptied me . I stared absentmindedly at the ceiling and through the window at a section of bright sky .
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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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