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've got to tell me everything now, I implore you. I'm afraid. I'm so terribly afraid.
' I was laughing. I was going to tell her what I'd told Lazare. But this time things
were stranger. I suddenly thought of my dream: in a flash, all that I had loved ...
Tell me ...' 'She had died earlier in the day. I slept at her place, with Edith.' 'Your
wife?' 'My wife. I cried and cried, shouting all the time. I . . . During the night, I was
lying next to Edith - she was asleep - ' Once again I felt too weak to talk.
He looked, to tell the truth, like a man from the other world; like someone who has
shouted himself silly. I told him I was about to leave. He said in reply that the
discussion 'up there' was so chaotic and noisy that no one could make himself ...
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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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