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 told her , ' I can't explain everything to you . It's just that I've behaved like a coward with everyone I love . My wife has devoted herself to me . She worried herself crazy on my account while I was cheating on her .
I told him so ; the joke was silly . The mere thought of Lazare made me sick . As I resisted my anger , I felt it welling up inside me . I shouted . I was insane . I'd picked up the bottle in one hand . ' Michel , if Lazare was here in ...
I told him that I didn't read the papers . He said , not without irony , that a general strike had been called for the following day . I'd be better off going to Calella where I could join my friends .
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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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