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 was waiting for me to call her at her hotel I felt thoroughly wretched . For a moment I wondered - I had once again unhooked the receiver - if I would even know what to say . I managed to ask for the hotel in Paris .
He kept me waiting for ages . I finally began hoping he wouldn't appear . No sooner had my car stopped in front of the designated building than I felt certain of having to confront Lazare . I thought : Michel may loathe me , but he ...
I was waiting for Dirty , I was waiting for Dorothea the way a man waits for death . The dying man suddenly realizes that it's all over : what will shortly happen , however , is the one thing in the world that ever mattered .
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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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