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By Eugène Nicole
Neuf mois en Alaska, trois saisons, le temps d'une gestation et d'une transfiguration : c'est le remède choisi par le narrateur pour oublier los angeles femme qui vient de le quitter. Mais à l'université de Fairbanks, réputée pour son département de sismologie et ses études des langues athabaskanes, son séjour se transforme en une aventure aux multiples facettes où se croisent de jeunes marginaux, des universitaires extravagants et les dernières survivantes du peuple eyak.
Biographie de l'auteur
Eugène Nicole est né à Saint-Pierre (Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon), où il a passé toute son enfance. Après des études en France, à l. a. Sorbonne et à l'Institut d'études politiques de Paris, puis un séjour en Alaska, il entame une carrière universitaire aux Etats-Unis. Depuis 1989, il est professeur de littérature française à l'université de ny.
Avec L'Œuvre des mers, paru aux versions de l'Olivier en 2004, ce spécialiste de Proust réconciliait deux traditions littéraires : l. a. prise en cost du monde et l'invention de soi. Alaska affirme son sens du burlesque et son goût de los angeles mise en scène : ce roman est aussi une brillante comédie.
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21 However, love in L'Opoponax does not only produce emotions such as those expressed in the passage cited above. Its "slow torment" also arouses violent feelings, foremost among them that of jealousy. This is the case when Catherine Legrand sees Valerie Borge engaged in a sensual exchange with Anne Marie Brunet (O, 227). The result is not love poetry but the creation of the opoponax. " Also, it is the creation of Catherine Legrand. Note that she initially attempts to draw the opoponax. When she fails in doing so, she decides to replace the visual image with words (O, 179).
The fact that these appear alternately as "Valerie Borge Catherine Legrand" or "Catherine Legrand Valerie Borge" suggests their position as equals in this relationship and not as subject and objecta subtle but efficacious way of indicating a renversement of the traditional situation, and one that is developed in much more complex fashion in Le Corps lesbien. The sequence itself is entirely orchestrated by Baudelaire's "L'Invitation au voyage," a well-known love poem and thus a fitting accompaniment to the actions of the two lovers.
Paris: Editions de Minuit, 1964. " Feminist Issues 4, no. 4 (1984), 4549. V: Virgile, non. Paris: Editions de Minuit, 1985. Page 3 Prologue "Tout Geste Est Renversement" (Les Guérillères) Renversement, in all its multiplicity of meaningsupheaval, overthrow, reversal, and subversioncan be considered the key to Monique Wittig's writing. From the very start, Wittig's use of this concept has spelled the annihilation of existing literary canons and the creation of highly innovative constructs. Renversement is already evident in her first work, L'Opoponax, published in 1964 during the heyday of the "new novel" in France and during that period's impact on writers from many other countries.