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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At this moment I am intoxicated with happiness . Drunk with it . I ' ll sing and shout
it forth at the top of my lungs . In my idiotic heart , idiocy is singing its head off . I
HAVE PREVAILED ! PART TWO Chapter 1 The Evil Omen During the period 16 ...
Today , as I write , fierce joy has brought the blood rushing to my head so crazily
that I feel like singing myself . preferre On the same day , Xenie ( in the despair to
which my attitude had reduced her , she had resolved to spend at least one ...
I felt like singing . But nothing seemed solid to me . I felt weak as an infant ' s cry ,
as if my life , now that it was no longer unhappy , were in its swaddling clothes - a
puny thing The only thing to be done with Xenie was to meet her at the station ...
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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
The Evil Omen
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