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« Peu à peu le style se métamorphosait »
Définir l’adaptation par la transformation (du) poétique. Jean Cocteau et La Belle et la Bête

  • Publication type: Article from a collective work
  • Collective work: Marie Leprince de Beaumont. De l’éducation des filles à La Belle et la Bête
  • Author: Andréo (Benjamin)
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  • Abstract: If reinvention is a leitmotiv of Cocteau’s work, La Belle et la Bête (1946) occupies a singular place ; it can be read as an Ars poetica, a film on the art of making a film. A metamorphosis of a text which tells of metamorphosis, La Belle et la Bête is a pattern for all adaptations. Cocteau sets the tale in an aesthetic practice which translates a poetics of permeability. His reading of the tale offers him the material for a film at the intersection of experimental and conventional cinema.
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  • Pages: 229 to 241
  • Last edition: 2013
  • Collection: Masculine/ Feminine in Modern Europe, n° 6
  • Subcollection: xviiie siècle, n° 2

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  • ISBN: 978-2-8124-2039-9
  • ISSN: 2261-5741
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-8124-2039-9.p.0229
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Digital parution date numérique: 02-06-2014
  • Language: French
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