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L’imaginaire halluciné
L’autre vision de l’aventure dans Au cœur des ténèbres et Voyage au bout de la nuit

  • Publication type: Journal article
  • Journal: Alkemie Revue semestrielle de littérature et philosophie
    2017 – 2, n° 20
    . L’imaginaire
  • Author: Benguigui (Isabelle)
  • Abstract: Joseph Conrad and Louis-Ferdinand Céline’s project can readily be defined as poetics of vision. The novella written in English, Heart of Darkness (1899) and the French novel, Journey to the End of the Night (1932) share a hallucinating view of colonial Africa. Their perceptive and unprecedented surreality transforms the real-life experience into a demystifying picture of the human soul. This study examines the tenor and purpose of the critical imagination that subverts and redefines the codes of the contemporary adventure story.
  • Pages: 127 to 150
  • Journal: Alkemie, n° 20

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  • ISBN: 978-2-406-07467-0
  • ISSN: 2286-136X
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-07467-0.p.0127
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Online parution: 12-19-2017
  • Periodicity: Biannual
  • Language: French
  • Keywords: Imagination, hallucinating writing, poetics of vision, colonial Africa, contemporary adventure story
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