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Recherches sur l’écriture de l’imaginaire dans La Galatée et le Persiles de Miguel de Cervantès (1585-1617)

Abstract : La Galatea and Persiles, two romances written by Cervantes, are frequently misunderstood because they do not establish the same relation with reality as in Don Quixote. They explore an imaginary space and seem to work in contradiction with the rule of verisimilitude and what we consider to be the foundation of the modern novel. After this assessment, the present study has been elaborated in order to understand the reasons for these special features in Cervantes's first and last books, a writer whose “ingenio” has often been praised. That is why, for a start, I will focus on the similarities between them and, first and foremost, I will contextualise them: the imagination and the imaginary will be the guiding principles. This work tries to show how these books are able to meet the readership's and the theoreticians' expectations. At the same time they explore an imaginary space, proving that it is possible to invent a free writing
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Bénédicte Coadou. Recherches sur l’écriture de l’imaginaire dans La Galatée et le Persiles de Miguel de Cervantès (1585-1617). Littératures. Université Rennes 2, 2012. Français. ⟨NNT : 2012REN20034⟩. ⟨tel-00744245⟩

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