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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She took me home . I didn ' t utter another word . I usually saw her at a bar - and -
grill behind the Bourse . I used to make her eat with me . It was hard for us getting
to the end of a meal . We spent our time arguing . She was a girl of twenty - five ...
At the waterfront , Lazare and Antonio climbed down to the lowermost steps .
Lazare asked Antonio to take out the revolver and hold the barrel against her
chest . ' ' Did Antonio do it ? ' ' He seemed far away himself . He took a Browning
out of ...
I slipped on a shirt and jacket , laced up my shoes as fast as I could , and took to
the streets . I went into a brightly lighted bar where I gulped down a cup of coffee .
It was too hot , I burned my mouth . Drinking coffee , obviously , was a mistake .
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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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