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La litterature and le Livre (literature and the Book) (French text)
What is "the Book?" Theology and philosophy have traditionally postulated the metaphysical precedence of orality and considered literacy as a subsequent, historical turning point: one day, an original logos "came down" and ...
Rebellion and nihilism in the works of Leila Sebbar and V. S. Naipaul
This study proposes that Leila Sebbar and V. S. Naipaul, two widely-read contemporary novelists, intuitively understand Albert Camus' idea of revolt, using it to legitimate their non-essentialized, transcultural models of ...
Sonority as a semiotic matrix of signification in French symbolist poetry
This document investigates a subject apparently rather traditional, perhaps even traditionalist: the exploration of the phonological, syntactical and semantical resources by means of which French symbolist poetry acts upon ...
Narrative reflexivity and orphic reflection in Anne Hebert's novels
Anne Hebert has produced a variety of works which act like a mirror with multiple reflection effects. The main themes of love, death, and of writing are integrated in the majority of the novels, in the framework of a ...