Story of the eye
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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Review: Story of the EyeUser Review - Graham Scala - Goodreads
What a thoroughly fucked book. I completely hated the book for the first chapter or two. There was some decent writing that was marred with the clumsy insertion of sexual elements that might ... Read full review
Review: Story of the EyeUser Review - Goodreads
So I finally read this. I don't really care about porn because porn is boring and utilitarian (and usually exists to carry out one specific purpose). So why was I able to enjoy this? Because though it ...