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*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". |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>
*Danish punk rock band [[Iceage]] references this book in the song "Ecstasy", and vocalist Elias Bender Rønnenfelt cited ''Story of the Eye'' as an influence in writing the album ''[[You're Nothing]]''.<ref>http://pitchfork.com/features/update/9031-iceage/</ref><ref>http://songmeanings.com/songs/view/3530822107859451243/</ref>
*Pornographic film star and writer, [[Stoya]], referenceshas thisreferred to the book:, writing, "I’d taken this white tunic ... and transcribed the first few chapters of Bataille’s ‘Story''Story of Eye’Eye'' onto it with black fine point Sharpie."<ref>http://graphicdescriptions.com/19-slow-correspondence</ref>
*In David Mitchell's book, ''Black Swan Green'', Mr. Dunwoody, the art teacher at the narratorsschool of narrator (Jason Taylor) school, is reading this book when Jason comes in to the staff room to retrieve a whistle for Mr. Kempsey. Mr. Dunwoody tells him it is a book on the history of opticians. Page 212.
 
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