French Literature

Dans la solitude des champs de coton de Bernard-Marie Koltès: Les Fiches de lecture d'Universalis (French Edition)

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Dès 1976, Bernard-Marie Koltès (1948-1989), qui a d’abord été metteur en scène, se consacre à l’écriture dramatique. Combat de nègre et de chiens (1980), Quai Ouest (1986), Dans los angeles solitude des champs de coton (1987) et Roberto Zucco (1989), en font un des dramaturges les plus remarqués de los angeles fin du XXe siècle.

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Alfred de Musset

By Ariane Charton

'Un poète peut parler de lui, de ses amis, des vins qu’il boit, de l. a. maîtresse qu’il a ou qu’il voudrait avoir, du temps qu’il fait, des morts et des vivants, des sages et des fous : mais il ne doit pas faire de politique.'

Enfant bad du romantisme, Alfred de Musset (1810-1857) fut considéré de son vivant comme un météore qui n’avait jamais donné los angeles pleine mesure de son expertise. On ne voulait voir en lui qu’un auteur de comédies charmantes, de contes légers et de poèmes lyriques. los angeles Confession d’un enfant du siècle fut publiée dans une sorte d’indifférence : il ne chercha jamais à dissiper ces malentendus. Observateur désabusé d’une époque qui l’ennuie, il est pourtant celui qui dit le mieux le désenchantement de sa génération. Trop souvent réduit à sa réputation d’écrivain sentimental et à sa liaison avec George Sand, Musset est notre contemporain : parce qu’il position sa vie et son œuvre sous le signe de los angeles modernité et de l. a. liberté individuelle.

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Take It or Leave It

By Raymond Federman

As instructed, or fairly retold second-hand, by way of the narrator, Take It or go away It relates the hilarious and amorous adventures of a tender Frenchman who has been drafted into the U.S. military and is being shipped out of the country to struggle in Korea. The obsessed narrator retells, as most sensible as he can, what the younger guy supposedly instructed him as they sat below a tree. He recounts how the younger guy escaped German persecution in the course of international struggle , how he got here to the US and struggled to outlive prior to becoming a member of the "rah rah spitshine" 82nd Airborne department, and the way, as a result of a "typical military goof," he needs to go back and forth in an outdated beat-up Buick specific from fortress Bragg to Camp Drum to gather the cash the military owes him, earlier than he can set out for "the nice trip cross-country" to San Francisco the place he'll embark for Overseas.

Moving freely from previous to provide (and Vice Versa), and from position to put leap-frogging from digression to digression, Take It or depart It explores new probabilities of narrative procedure. Whie the tale of Frenchy is being instructed, the narrator consists of his listeners in digressive arguments approximately politics, intercourse, the US, literature, laughter, demise, and the telling of the tale itself. therefore, as this "exaggerated second-hand story to be learn aloud both status or sitting" progresses, it additionally deviates from its path, and finally cancels itself because the voices of the fiction multiply. Take It or go away It, the final word postmodern novel, makes a shamble of conventional fiction and standard modes of writing, and does so with effrontery and laughter.

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Gargantua and Pantagruel

Biting and bawdy, clever and smutty, lofty and occasional, Gargantua and Pantagruel is myth at the grandest of scales, instructed with an unquenchable thirst for all of human experience.

Rabelais's energetic exam of the lifetime of his times-from extraordinary battles to nice ingesting bouts, from satire on faith and schooling to matter-of-fact descriptions of physically capabilities and desires-is one of many nice comedian masterpieces of literature.

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By Maurice Blanchot

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The global of Aminadab, Maurice Blanchot's moment novel, is darkish, strange, and excellent. similar to Kafka's enclosed and allegorical areas, Aminadab is either a reconstruction and a deconstruction of strength, authority, and hierarchy. the unconventional opens while Thomas, upon seeing a girl gesture to him from a window of a big boarding condo, enters the construction and slowly turns into embroiled in its inscrutable workings.

Although Thomas is continually reassured that he can depart the construction, he seems separated endlessly from the area he has left at the back of. the tale contains Thomas's pissed off makes an attempt to explain his prestige as a resident within the development and his faulty interactions with the forged of sickly, wicked, or in a roundabout way deformed characters he meets, none of them ever fairly what they appear to be. Aminadab, the guy who in line with legend guards the doorway to the building's underground areas, is just one of the mysteries reified by way of the rumors circulating one of the residents.

Written in a prose that's classical and now and then lyrical, Blanchot's novel services as an allegory referring, principally, to the wandering and striving circulation of writing itself.

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Missing Person

By Patrick Modiano

Lacking individual (French: Rue des Boutiques Obscures) is the 6th novel by way of French author Patrick Modiano, released on five September 1978. within the related 12 months it was once provided the Prix Goncourt. The English translation through Daniel Weissbort was once released in 1980. Rue des Boutiques Obscures (literally 'the road of darkish shops') is the identify of a highway in Rome (La through delle Botteghe Oscure).

Patrick Modiano received the Nobel Prize in October, 2014.

Translated through Daniel Weissbort

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The Diary of a Chambermaid

By Octave Mirbeau

Written as a satire of Parisian society within the wake of the Dreyfus Affair, this novel was once pushed aside by means of critics of the time as pornography. Mirbeau brings a journalist's analytical eye to the chambermaid Celestine's adventures as she loses her innocence and turns into as corrupt and wicked because the males who take advantage of her. real looking and compelling, the tale has attracted the eye of Jean Renoir and Luis Brunel, who filmed it; and it's been in comparison with Fanny Hill and the Marquis de Sade's Justine and Juliette.

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L'Éducation Sentimentale (French Edition)

L’Éducation sentimentale, histoire d’un jeune homme est un roman écrit par Gustave Flaubert, et publié en 1869. Le cœur du récit est tiré du roman de Sainte-Beuve : Volupté, qu’Honoré de Balzac avait déjà traité et d’une certaine manière réécrit avec le Lys dans los angeles vallée. Le roman de Flaubert reprend le même sujet selon des règles narratives entièrement neuves, réinventant le roman d'apprentissage pour lui donner une profondeur et une acuité jamais atteinte.

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Yann Andréa Steiner

By Marguerite Duras, Mark Polizzotti

Devoted to Duras’ spouse with whom she spent her final decade of existence, Yann Andréa Steiner is a haunting dance among parallel tales of affection and solitude: the affection among Duras and the younger Yann Andréa and a beach romance saw – or imagined – through the narrator among a camp counselor and an orphaned camper, a Holocaust survivor who witnessed his sister’s homicide by the hands of a German soldier. reminiscence blurs into wish because the summer season of 1980 flows into 1944. An enigmatic elegy of historical past, construction, and uncooked emotion.

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