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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An unimaginable compassion then filled my voice : ' Goodbye , Monsieur . ' It was
pouring . I was without coat or hat . It seemed to me that I didn ' t have far to go . I
walked for nearly an hour , frozen by the rain that soaked my clothing and hair .
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 don ' t know why I ...
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 ' . Someone was 103 The Blue of
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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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