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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Dirty had noticed that the elevator attendant was very ugly (in spite of his
handsome uniform, you might have taken him for a gravedigger). She pointed
this out to me with a distracted laugh. Her speech was already awry — she spoke
like a ...
In spite of everything, I had been struck by the ugly look of the streets downtown
at the moment I'd heard a shot. I realized that in Barcelona I was on the fringe of
things, while in Paris I was at their centre. In Paris, during riot, I 101 The Blue of ...
The ugly, well-to-do little boy disappeared at a run. I thought of little Karl Marx
and of the beard he had, later, when he grew up. He was underground now, near
London - Marx must also have run through the streets of Trier as a little boy.
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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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