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 ? ' ' What has that
got to do ...
There ' s nothing but dumb ideas inside my head , but since I met you and I heard
people talking about your habits , I ' ve been thinking that people who have .
loathsome habits , like you – it ' s probably because they ' re in pain . ' I took a
It ' s as though I were talking for my own benefit . Did you know I have a perverted
liking for corpses ? ' Xenie was still on her knees , a step away from the bed , her
features drawn : that was how she was watching me when I smiled . At last she ...
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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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