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Le Louvre des objets fantastiques. À propos de Jean Fanfare de Paul d'Ivoi (1897)

  • Publication type: Journal article
  • Journal: Revue d’Histoire littéraire de la France
    3 – 2019, 119e année - n° 3
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  • Author: Ducrey (Guy)
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  • Abstract: The Louvre is the site of a threefold challenge in Paul d’Ivoi’s novel Jean Fanfare (1897): pedagogical (a question of portraying it in a pleasing way for an adolescent audience); narrative (how to release a girl locked in a statue exhibited at the museum?); poetic (how to exploit the nineteenth-century fantastic to usher readers into the realm of modern museography?). From this threefold well of inspiration is born a thrilling narrative, which perhaps foreshadows Cocteau’s poetic imagination.
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  • Pages: 567 to 577
  • Last edition: 2019
  • Journal: Journal of French Literary History, n° 11

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  • ISBN: 978-2-406-09448-7
  • ISSN: 0035-2411
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-09449-4.p.0055
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Parution date: 08-19-2019
  • Periodicity: Quarterly
  • Language: French
  • Keywords: Paul d’Ivoi, fantastic, scientific imaginary, statue and literature, Louvre Museum, Greece
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