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Ecrire en vain : Le questionnement éthique dans Le jeu de patience, "archi-roman" de Louis Guilloux

Abstract : What is writing compared to action ? How to write in a state of war ? Guilloux wanted to share his ethical questioning with his readers, try every possible ways to the point of contradiction. First, he tried to show the mythification process of the people who lived before Guilloux's lifetime. The people who lived in days of old knew how to act together, this knowledge is now lost and individuals remain all alone facing their doubts. The troubles of the beginning of the 20th century could but magnify the existencial questioning. The different degrees of responsibility of the people highlight their commitments or retreats and give evidence of the humanity or the inhumanity. It is now up to men to unite against injustice. Acting to Guilloux is a form of revolt. Guilloux's characters refuse to compromise themselves and as a consequence their field of action becomes barely humaniatrian. The author has the duty to give his own account
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Stéphanie Balembois. Ecrire en vain : Le questionnement éthique dans Le jeu de patience, "archi-roman" de Louis Guilloux. Littératures. Université Paris-Est, 2008. Français. ⟨NNT : 2008PEST0202⟩. ⟨tel-00432050v2⟩

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