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Aux racines de l’attraction

  • Publication type: Journal article
  • Journal: À rebours, attraction-désastre, Tome I. Attraction
  • Author: Roux (Valérie)
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  • Abstract: Huysmans has an unceasing interest in Des Esseintes' deep motivations. In what terms does he analyze the forces that govern his character and determine his interests? Assaulted by memories, nightmares and hallucinations, Fontenay is the plaything of the attractions that he endures but also the director of the “dociles fantasmagories de [sa] cervelle.” Huysmans goes back to the roots of the attraction: the “impulsions irrésistibles,” but also the entire work of autosuggestion.
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  • Pages: 193 to 202
  • Last edition: 2017
  • Journal: Journal of Modern Literature
  • Subcollection: Joris-Karl Huysmans, n° 5

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  • ISBN: 978-2-406-06913-3
  • ISSN: 0035-2136
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-06914-0.p.0193
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Parution date: 02-07-2018
  • Periodicity: Bimonthly
  • Language: French
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