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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Like someone dead . Not another stir out of her . They picked her up and began
putting her to bed . She started to puke – she was stewed to the eyebrows ,
except that one second earlier you couldn ' t tell – that woman . . . She was like a
She thought of me as someone serious - wholly serious , in fact – and , for her ,
drunkenness was a thing that could not be reconciled with other obligations . ' It '
s only . . . You look worn out . ' ' Let ' s talk some more about the project .
As I spoke to Michel , I repeated that I had no personal reason for worrying about
Xenie , but she was very unhappy ; the thought of leaving her alone made me
feel like a criminal . I dashed out , sick at the thought that someone might have ...
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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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