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Story of the Eye - Georges Bataille, Joachim Neugroschel, Dovid Bergelson
Story of the Eye
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In 1928, Georges Bataille published this first novel under a pseudonym, a legendary shocker that uncovers the dark side of the erotic by means of forbidden obsessive fantasies of excess and sexual extremes. A classic of pornographic literature, Story of the Eye finds the parallels in Sade and... show more
In 1928, Georges Bataille published this first novel under a pseudonym, a legendary shocker that uncovers the dark side of the erotic by means of forbidden obsessive fantasies of excess and sexual extremes. A classic of pornographic literature, Story of the Eye finds the parallels in Sade and Nietzsche and in the investigations of contemporary psychology; it also forecasts Bataille's own theories of ecstasy, death and transgression which he developed in later work.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780872862098 (0872862097)
Publisher: City Lights Publishers
Pages no: 103
Edition language: English
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philoSophie
philoSophie rated it
2.0 Story of the Eye
Με σουρεαλιστική ατμόσφαιρα, ακολουθώντας τα διδάγματα του de Sade και του Buñuel, το έργο του Bataille δε μπορεί παρά να χαρακτηριστεί πορνογράφημα. Δομημένο σε vignettes, μικρά επεισόδια κινηματογραφικού τύπου, με γραφική γλώσσα και τολμηρές περιγραφές οι οποίες επικεντρώνονται σε taboo, έχει ως κ...
Ellinor's Litventures
Ellinor's Litventures rated it
4.0 The most obscene book ever
If you felt scandalized by Fifty Shades of Grey or Wetlands you should not even consider reading this book: this is the most obscene and perverse thing I ever read. And it was published in 1928! I guess only a French writer can publish something like this and even use a style which makes the book wo...
Samir's Critical Corner
Samir's Critical Corner rated it
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dearmfield
dearmfield rated it
5.0 Story of the Eye
First off I wasn't expecting what I read from this book. After only reading a bit of the synopsis. This is straight out Kinky bizarre not for children. Simone a friend he meets turns out to be sex nympho of really bizarre sex. Pissing on her turns her on. Eggs being cracked over her vagina. The e...
target acquired
target acquired rated it
3.0
ADULTS ONLY! KIDS YOU STAY AWAY!take the sex act and strip away the burden of reality and what do you have?take two characters and make them fuck. you are the author and they are your puppets. they will do anything you want. does fucking equal life? can fucking be a form of transgression? so be it, ...
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