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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Dirty curtly answered , sticking out her tongue at her , ' I happen to be sick , don ' t
forget that . I also happen to have a few brains in my head . ' Then : ' You don ' t
give a fuck , but things like that make me want to vomit , do you hear ? ' With a ...
Once again I was feeling very sick to my stomach . I persisted nevertheless , '
What about you , Monsieur ? ' Oh , ' Monsieur Melou muttered , his gaze lost in
the contemplation of his scrawny fingers , ' I understand your perplexity only too
I was obviously sick - sick in an extremely disagreeable way . I sank back into a
kind of dreadful sleep : things all started becoming unstuck – dark , hideous ,
shapeless things that it was absolutely necessary to nail down . There was no
way 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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