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==Cultural references==
*Singer/songwriter [[Björk]] was inspired by this book. See for example the music video to her song "[[Venus as a Boy]]".<ref>{{cite web|url=http://home.swipnet.se/~w-10797/bjork/bio2.htm|title=A biography of Bjork with a reference to The Story of the Eye|deadurl=yes|archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20080430185501/http://home.swipnet.se/~w-10797/bjork/bio2.htm|archivedate=2008-04-30|df=}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.citylights.com/book/?GCOI=87286100615750|title=City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco, CA}}</ref> Before [[The Sugarcubes]] and her solo material, Björk was the singer/flutist/songwriter in a band called [[Kukl (band)|Kukl]], their 1984 debut album "[[The Eye (KUKL album)|The Eye]]" is also a reference to ''Story of the Eye''.
*The band [[Of Montreal]] refers to this book in the lyrics of the song "The Past Is a Grotesque Animal": "I fell in love with the first cute girl that I met, Who could appreciate Georges Bataille, Standing at a Swedish festival discussing ''Story of the Eye'', Discussing ''Story of the Eye''.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.songmeanings.net/songs/view/3530822107858624057/ |title=Website with lyrics to the song "The Past Is a Grotesque Animal". |deadurl=no |accessdate=28 July 2012}}</ref>
*The band [[Eyehategod]] recorded a song called "Story of the Eye" (later included on the album [[Southern Discomfort (Eyehategod album)|''Southern Discomfort'']]).
*The progressive rock band Seranati recorded the song Simone based on the book.<ref>https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/simone-single/id845368091</ref>
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