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 with ...
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 long
look at ...
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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