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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Her speech was already awry – she spoke like a drunk woman . - ' You know ' , racked as she was by hiccups , she kept stopping short , ' when I was a kid ... I remember ... I came here with my mother . Here . About ten years ago .
As he spoke these words he let his own arms fall . He had become the perfect emblem of some dreadful despair . I understood him . His discouragement was contagious . If I didn't leave , I would soon start crying again ...
We barely spoke before reaching the hotel . Xenie gazed out at the city streets , which she was seeing for the first time . She said that at first glance Barcelona struck her as a lovely city . I showed her the strikers and riot troops ...
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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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