Jun 1, Bataille uses parody in “The Solar Anus” to attack the concepts underpinning On another level as well, Bataille’s “Solar Anus” challenges any attempt at ” Parodie Cosmogonique: L’anus solaire de. Georges. Bataille. Sep 25, We learn that a friend of Bataille’s upon reading his essay “The Solar Anus” would be horrified to the point that he’d seek a “psychoanalytical. Georges Bataille – The Solar Anus english translation by marie_michelle_desch in Book Excerpts.

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Bataille would understand that sex and circulation: In opposition to celestial fertility there are terrestrial disasters, the image of terrestrial love without condition, erection without escape and without rule, scandal, and terror. This for playing with a geoges. Its own creations are hierarchically structured, since as the principle of evil, as absolute evil, it needs the even deeper collapse of that which, as the elevated and powerful, is brought down by the activity of the low.

Everyone is aware that life is parodic and that it lacks an interpretation.

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Post was not sent – check your email addresses! He gets up a few hours later and then he falls again, and the same thing happens every day; this great coitus with the celestial atmosphere is regulated by the terrestrial rotation around the sun. View history Edit this text Add this text to the bookbuilder Select individual parts for the bookbuilder. In bed next to a girl he loves, he forgets that he does not know why he is himself instead of the body he touches.

This eruptive force accumulates in those who are necessarily situated below.

Georges Bataille: The Excremental Vision as Solar Ecstasy

The Solar Anus is short and free online, so go read it. Bataille is the master of conciseness. To ask other readers questions about The Solar Anusplease sign up. French essayist, philosophical theorist and novelist, often called the “metaphysician of evil.


The terrestrial globe is covered with volcanoes, which serve as its anus. Very blinding memory like the sun seen through the lids of closed eyes, in red.

Marta rated it really liked it Nov 22, May 05, Peter Vujin rated it it was amazing. Thus even though terrestrial life moves to the rhythm of this rotation, the image of this movement is not turning earth, but the male shaft penetrating the female and almost entirely emerging, in order to reenter.

Bataille interests me only insofar as he imagines that he is comparing the harsh discipline of the mind to which we intend purely and simply to subject literally everything-and we see no problem in making Hegel primarily responsible for it to a discipline which does not even manage to seem more cowardly, for it tends to be that of the nonmind and it is there, in fact, that Hegel awaits it.

Beings only die to be born, in the manner of phalluses that leave bodies in order to enter them. The earth sometimes jerks off in a frenzy, and everything collapses on its surface.

Email required Address never made public. But their polymorphous coitus is a function of uniform terrestrial splar. It makes ironic reference to the sun, which, although it brings life to the Earth, can also result in death from its unrestrained energies.

This origin, which is older than the origin known by Judeo-Christian philosophy, is crossed out provided that it is a split origin differing from itself. Sep 25, Zane Chleboun rated it it was amazing.

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Without knowing it, he suffers from the mental darkness that keeps him from screaming that he himself is the girl who forgets his presence while shuddering in his arms. It is through the use of this magically valued combination that one can determine the present position georrges men in the midst of the elements.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Roslyn rated it it was amazing Mar 23, The Jesuve is thus the image of an erotic movement that burglarizes the ideas contained in the mind, giving them the force a scandalous eruption. My father himself, Btaaille imagine that, since he is blind, he also sees the sun in blinding red.


Love then screams in my own throat; I am the Jesuve, the filthy parody of the torrid and blinding sun. He rejected traditional literature and considered that the ultimate aim of all intellectual, artistic, or religious activity should be the annihilation of the rational individual in a violent, transcendental act of communion.

The absent and inert girl hanging dreamless from my arms is no more foreign to me than the door or window through which I can look or pass. Georges Bataille The Solar Anus. The sea continuously jerks off.

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These two motions are reciprocally transformed, the one into the other. It betrays at the same time, through morbid reflexes, a bloody erection and a demanding thirst for indecency and criminal debauchery. Feb 25, buttercup rated it really liked it. A dog devouring the stomach of a goose, a drunken vomiting woman, a slobbering accountant, a jar of mustard represent the confusion that serves as the vehicle of love.

Without knowing it, he suffers from the mental darkness that keeps him from screaming that he himself is the girl who forgets his presence while shuddering in his arms.

Jaime Raposo rated it it was amazing Sep 09, A man who finds himself among others is irritated because he does not know why he is not one of the others.

Aug 20, D-Man rated it really liked it. I haven’t a clue what to make of it, and I am cynical enough to wonder if I bbataille being had, but the man knows how to put a sentence together.