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 shouted . In the same instant , like a cannon going off in a cloud of dust , she
jumped . From eyes that bulged like a scarecrow ' s came a stream of tears . She
shouted again : “ Troppmann ! ' As she looked at me her eyes opened wider .
I shouted . I was insane . I ' d picked up the bottle in one hand . “ Michel , if Lazare
was here in front of me , I ' d kill her . ' Another dancer – another boy - as - girl –
made his entrance accompanied by shouting and outbursts of laughter . He had ...
He looked , to tell the truth , like a man from the other world ; like someone who
has shouted himself silly . I told him I was about to leave . He said in reply that the
discussion ' up there ' was so chaotic and noisy that no one could make himself ...
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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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