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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 ...
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 ...
Subjectivites feminines et reecriture des histoires antillaises dans l'oeuvre romanesque de Maryse Conde, Simone Schwarz-Bart et Myriam Warner-Vieyra
French Caribbean along with other Third World intellectuals have examined from different perspectives not only the oppositions, but also the interconnections between the colonial subject and the colonized other. In their ...
Les visages du heros l'initiation dans les romans de Chretien de Troyes
In a atemporal space where the real and the fantastic intertwine, the heroes of Chretien de Troyes represent projections of an ideal personality. Their symbolic quest is but means of individuation, since, through voyage, ...
Presence in the work: Baroque aesthetic and its 20th-century return in French thought, arts and letters
Movement, change, inconstancy; sinuous line, saturated space, elliptical, open forms; elaborate metaphor, narrative dislocation, excessive affectivity--this familiar topology of the Baroque work all serves to disorient and ...