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Le Monde de Boris Vian et le Grotesque Litteraire
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Le Monde de Boris Vian et le Grotesque Litteraire (Hardback)

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Cette etude se concentre sur le caractere grotesque de l'oeuvre abondante et variee creee par Boris Vian (1920-1959). Au cours d'une analyse textuelle detaillee, il ressort que personnages humains, animaux, objets et decors vianesques sont interchangeables a la maniere des elements qui peuplent les grotesques picturaux de la Renaissance. Ce monde imaginaire est base sur une structure semblable a celle du carnaval, tel que le concoit Bakhtine, ou l'on assiste a un renversement systematique du haut vers le bas et a une predominance des elements corporels topographiquement bas. L'exces et l'exageration s'averent etre des elements essentiels de l'oeuvre de Vian et ils permettent de l'associer au grotesque medieval, joyeux, et au grotesque contemporain, plus serieux.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 -Languages with Grant & Cutler Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc Publication Date: 01/12/1993 ISBN-13: 9780820417097  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Nicole Buffard-O'Shea est maitre de conference dans le Departement de langues et litteratures modernes a l'Universite d'Oakland (Michigan, Etats-Unis). Elle enseigne la litterature et la langue francaises. De nationalite francaise, elle a obtenu sa licence a l'Universite de Caen (France) et son doctorat a l'Universite de Californie, Davis (Etats-Unis).

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