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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Reason begins to journey back into the cave or labyrinth of darkness where matter seems to shine like a golden child. Notify me of new comments via email. This origin is through and through dualistic.

The Solar Anus

But the forgetting that determines it in this way is only a subterfuge of memory. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. You get georbes feeling Bataille’s bizarre dualisms are taking root in your brain. Oct 23, d added it Shelves: A man who finds himself among others is irritated because he does not know why he is not one of the others.

Gold, water, the equator, or crime can each be put forward as the solxr of things.

The Solar Anus by Georges Bataille

The solar annulus is the intact anus of her body bataille eighteen years to which nothing sufficiently blinding can be compared except the sun, even though the anus is night. 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.


The erotic cloud sometimes becomes a storm and falls back to earth in the form of rain, while lightning staves in the layers of the atmosphere. bataill

Return to Book Page. Sep 10, John rated it really liked it. Want to Read saving…. But it follows solra what we have seen so far that the unmanning, the downfall of the exclusive and upright-standing gods— an act that introduces the transition into actual mythology— is the overturning of the castrating principle itself.

In bed next to a girl he loves, he forgets that he does not know why he bataile himself instead of the body he touches.

Georges Bataille: The Excremental Vision as Solar Ecstasy

It betrays at the same time, through morbid reflexes, a bloody erection and a demanding thirst for indecency and criminal debauchery. Victor Albertos rated it liked it Oct 13, These two motions are reciprocally transformed, the one into the other. Sep 29, Aung Sett Kyaw Min rated it it was ok. That Andre Breton and Georges Bataille would not see eye to eye on things is an understatement.

As in the case of violent love, they take place beyond the constraints of fecundity. Thank you, Peter M.

Is this not the blind god of the Sabians, the powerful god whose head must be chopped off, the dark acephalous god that Bataille must slay in order to overturn the castrating principle of fascism and authority? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

The Solar Anus – Wikipedia

It can sometimes carry itself as academic, or stochastic Continental philosophy, but mostly it feels like a surrealist provocation, a demented horny homily that slips into prosaic free verse too easy and too often to be building an argument or an altar call.


The sacrifice of authority that the batzille represents as an acephalous figure also implies the renunciation of solad ruse of reason. Against the ruse of the father who employs repetition specifically for the purposes of mastery, the son repeats the fatal repetition and drives the purposeful repetition to its abysmal borders.

Erotic, cosmic violence; classic Bataille.

Trees bristle the ground with a vast quantity of flowered shafts raised up to the sun. Communist workers appear to the bourgeois to be as ugly and dirty as hairy sexual organs, or lower parts; sooner or later there will be a scandalous eruption in the course of which the asexual noble heads of the bourgeois will be chopped off.

This for playing with a hoop. Quotes from The Solar Anus. They can very well try to find each other; they will never find anything but parodic images, and they will fall asleep as empty as mirrors. The rain is soon raised up again in the form of an immobile plant.

I love Bataille so very much. In fact, the erotic movements of the ground are not fertile like those of the water, but they are far more rapid.