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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No change had as yet been announced in the train schedules . I caught sight of the half - open door of a garage ; I left the car there . It was only eleven - thirty . I had half an hour to kill before the train arrived .
The train was late . There was nothing for me to do but walk up and down the station . The station looked like the Galerie des Machines through which I had wandered in my dream . Xenie's arrival annoyed me only slightly ; but if the ...
From Coblenz we took a train to Frankfurt , where I was to leave Dorothea . As we went up the Rhine valley , a fine rain was ... From time to time the train skirted graveyards whose graves had disappeared under masses of white flowers .
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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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