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Jean Giono: L'Esthetique de la Violence

Jean Giono: L'Esthetique de la Violence (Hardback)

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Jean Giono est un ecrivain bien connu, mais mal reconnu. Ce livre lui rend, en partie, ce qui lui est du. Il examine a fond la violence et ses manifestations dans son oeuvre, notamment les horreurs de la guerre et leurs retombees psychologiques, vecues et subies par le romancier. Cette etude originale, approfondie, demontre comment Giono, pacifiste, condamnant la violence, finit par l'adopter pour en faire un motif litteraire. C'est une analyse moderne, detaillee, des images dynamiques, frappantes, des symboles vivants, ambivalents, des mythes sous-jacents, toujours presents, qui s'expriment a travers des elements terrestres et des phenomenes cosmiques: elle revele une veritable esthetique de la violence chez Giono.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 - Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc Publication Date: 01/08/1998 ISBN-13: 9780820438092  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Ibrahim H. Badr est docteur es lettres de l'Universite de Provence (Aix-Marseille I), en France. Il enseigne actuellement au Departement d'etudes francaises a l'Universite York, a Toronto. Il a ete professeur et chef du Departement de francais a l'Universite de Khartoum, au Soudan. Il a obtenu le titre d'Officier dans l'Ordre des Palmes academiques du Gouvernement francais (1990), et le Fulbright Senior Scholar Award du Gouvernement americain (Michigan State University, 1992). Il est l'auteur de nombreux articles sur des ecrivains francophones et francais, dont Giono auquel il a consacre un travail de recherche important.

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