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Ex Oriente Lux ?
Aristocratisme et snobisme chez les derniers voyageurs en Orient (1900-1930)

  • Publication type: Article from a collective work
  • Collective work: Lettres de noblesse II. L’imaginaire nobiliaire dans la littérature française du xxe siècle
  • Author: Claudel (Paul-André)
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  • Abstract: For writers of the first half of the twentieth century, travel in the East did not hold the prestige it once had: whether in Constantinople or Cairo, the great dream of escape had been democratised, and hordes of tourists had replaced solitary travellers. Narrative prose of the interwar years thus reflects the decline of the traditional picturesque linked to the East and the birth of the archetype of the blasé traveller, the latest transformation of the decadent dandy.
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  • Pages: 17 to 30
  • ISBN: 978-2-8124-5061-7
  • ISSN: 2494-6109
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-8124-5062-4.p.0017
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Collection / Journal: Crossroads of modern letters, n° 2
  • Parution date: 04-20-2016
  • Last edition: 2016
  • Language: French

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