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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This unforeseen housecleaning had the same ludicrous side to it as everything else in my life ... Inspired by this decision and overcome with hilarity , I left my place on foot . After a long walk , I ended up at the Café de Flore among ...
The vast room was no doubt a theatre , and these men and women were actors or perhaps directors of a production so extraordinary that I was filled with anxiety as I waited ... I myself was to one side , in the shelter of a kind of bare ...
Nothing could have been more abrupt than the beating of the side drums , or more caustic than the fifes . As they faced the vast , empty , rain - drenched square and played for occasional passers - by , all these Nazi boys ( some 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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