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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I wanted to take her in my arms and speak to her . In her abhorrence for me , she pushed me away . She really was sick . She vomited on the floor . To tell the truth , we'd been drinking all through the evening – drinking Scotch .
I felt harassed . I told her , ' Come back here . You know perfectly well - if I didn't love you , I wouldn't have been so harsh . Perhaps I wanted to suffer a little more . ' She took her time stepping down . She seemed far away .
They wanted a witness . ' By now I was having a hard time breathing . I asked Michel , who was slowing down , to proceed without delay . Once again he wiped the sweat from his brow , ' We went over to the waterfront , at the point where ...
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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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