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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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 . ... She stopped laughing and began shouting : ' Oh , my , I'm getting silly I'll have to .
Dorothea stopped short . She listened , surprised . She began speaking again , then fell wholly silent : there had been a volley of shots . There was a moment's respite before the shooting started up again . It came suddenly pouring ...
The little boy stopped for a better look at us . From her great height Dirty leaned down and made a horrible face at him . The ugly , well - to - do little boy disappeared at a run . I thought of little Karl Marx and of the beard he had ...
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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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