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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Spent with exhaustion , I tried to smile . Lazare , contrary to my expectations , endured my sentences without lowering her eyes . She had become indifferent . I went on , ' I'd just as soon get it all out , at this point .
She appeared with a smile like a goddess's , in an evening gown that clothed her in majesty . By the end of the dance she was quite naked , but even then she had an almost incredible elegance and refinement .
She smiled an ironic , acid smile - an unfriendly smile . What did she have in common with the woman whom , three months before , I had watched drinking with an apparently unquenchable thirst ? Her clothes were yellow sulphurcoloured ...
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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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