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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I wanted to embarrass her – perhaps talking about myself so obsessively had made me ashamed . I said to her with a laugh , ' You know about the black tablecloth on the supper table when Don Giovanni comes in ?
You're much too feverish to go on talking . . . ' - Funnily enough , my sickly excitement gave way to calm ; the strange , pervasive sound of her voice had filled me with semi - contented apathy . For a long while I looked at Xenie ...
I would have liked to hear no more talk about anything . I felt like sleeping . The most urgent business people might tell me would go out the other ... He felt no more like talking than I did ; he was disheartened and half - asleep .
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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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