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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We're like a farmer working his land before the storm , walking down his fields with lowered head , knowing that the hail is bound to fall ' And then , as the moment approaches , standing in front of his harvest , he draws himself erect ...
We walked without saying a word . I was bewildered , Antonio was in a cold fury and stupefied with drink , Lazare was as calm and far away as someone dead . . . ! ' ' But was it a joke ? ' ' It was no joke . I didn't intervene .
I walked rather quickly through the sunshine towards the garage . It was hot . I mopped my face . I was jealous of people with a God to hang onto , whereas I ... soon all I'd have left would be ' eyes to cry with ' .
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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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