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"Dans ce chant d'Arlequin, la Haute voix du coeur" : lyrisme et quête identitaire dans l'oeuvre poétique de Jean Sénac

Abstract : The Algerian Twentieth Century poet Jean Senac is well known for his commitment for Independence of Algeria. His poems not only denounce colonial autoritarism but also reveal moral and social violences closely linked to Houari Boumedienne policy. Boumedienne follows Ahmed Ben Bella’s regime that Senac agrees with. But Senac’s work isn’t limited to a political poems collection. He is a true artist above all, who questions himself about the fondamental themes of literature. A lyrical word founds and transcribes existential quest and makes its legitimacy an interrogation. The main problem about interdependence between wish ontarienne unity and variety of terms allows the multiplicity of speech and themes in this singular work. The first part of the demonstration may put into relief a reciprocal relation between phenomenological and sensitive experience of world Senac follows. Poetic writing, scene of ego’s construction and representation, gives informations to lyrical subject about the reasons of its dissimilarities. It becomes as well the field of experimentation about a link between body and spirit, what Sénac calls the « corpoème ». The second part should reveal a higher step in existentiel questioning and should analyse the formal and ontological stake of Sénac’s substitution in God. Jean Senac needs a confrontation with divinity, the absolute place, in order to assess the necessity of a potential incarnation determined by his own concepts. The writing feels an unfinished « parcours de soi » (an unfinished self route) and establish the ends of representation space where the poet grasps the ego’s fragmentations. Every lyrical subjects figures converge in this field of layout what is poetic work. Their association allows the poet to open up the voice/the way of a singular realisation
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Fanette Lafitte. "Dans ce chant d'Arlequin, la Haute voix du coeur" : lyrisme et quête identitaire dans l'oeuvre poétique de Jean Sénac. Littératures. Université Paris-Est, 2008. Français. ⟨NNT : 2008PEST0220⟩. ⟨tel-00639119⟩



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