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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It made me laugh whenever I thought of any of the slow - spoken sentences I had heard . I wished I'd been Antonio . I would have killed her . The thought that perhaps I loved Lazare drew a shout from me that was lost in the hubbub .
Since the night before , I hadn't forgotten the insoluble problem created by Xenie's arrival ; but each time I thought of it , I postponed its solution . Perhaps I wouldn't be able to make up my mind until I was with her .
However unconvincing this solution may have been , it satisfied me ; I gave it no further thought . Time passed very quickly . I went back to Barcelona . The city already had an abnormal air about it ; cafés had taken away their ...
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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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