Blue of Noon

Blue of Noon

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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 [box]Also available: "My Mother Madame Edwarda and the Dead Man, "TP $14.95, 0-7145-3004-2 - CUSA"Literature and Evil "TP $14.95, 0-7145-0346-0 - CUSA"L'Abbe C"TP $14.95, 0-7145-2448-X - CUSA
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  • Paperback | 129 pages
  • 129.54 x 196.6 x 9.91mm | 108.86g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0714530735
  • 9780714530734
  • 584,322

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