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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She doesn't have to stay in Brighton ? ' ' No. As a matter of fact , she's written me . It's best for her not to come . ' ' Does she know the state you're in ? ' ' She also knows there's nothing she could do to change it .
Given my anguish , and no matter how foolish it may have been , it was better for Lazare to stay with me . She had stayed with me : I felt less lost . ) I explained what I meant . ' It's not hard to fathom . I'd get myself into a lather ...
Stay right here for now . The taxis are on strike . I'll be back with a car . ' I left her standing there . It was a complicated business - an absurd business . I found the role I was compelled to play with her distasteful .
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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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