Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Theses

Romantisme français et culture hispanique : contribution a l'étude des Lettres françaises dans la première moitié du XIXème siècle

Abstract : The romantic era witnessed a wide increase of interest in Spain, leading to many trips to the Peninsula, and even an intense activity of translation, imitations and adaptations, which contributed to familiarizing the French readers with the intellectual and artistic heritage of Spain.The romantic “spanishism” practically explored all the sectors and manifestations of the Spanish way of living. Some showed an undeniable happiness in writing either by describing the country’s provinces, by relating the typical figures of the literary mythology or by being astonished by the beauty of its monuments and the exceptional wealth of its artistic treasures. Erudite works also bloomed, such as with Merimée and Damas-Hinard. In general, the romantic approach of Spain caused some reservations, especially from the part of Spanish writers, who criticized its research of the showiness, which hides the deep realities of the country. Through the analysis of some works that were never criticized before, the present research tries to set a summary of the French romantic “spanishism” in a way showing both the real merits and the insufficiencies and weaknesses. The romantic image of Spain appears, in general, as an outdated image, somehow due to the immoderate tendency for the local aspect and the superficial picturesque and because the majority of the writers had lacked having a real historical sense and instead they projected their passions, prejudices and ideological stands regarding their perception of Spain
Document type :
Theses
Complete list of metadatas

https://tel.archives-ouvertes.fr/tel-00755967
Contributor : Abes Star :  Contact
Submitted on : Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 11:37:20 AM
Last modification on : Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 1:12:25 PM
Long-term archiving on: : Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 3:43:48 AM

File

2009PA030044.pdf
Version validated by the jury (STAR)

Identifiers

  • HAL Id : tel-00755967, version 1

Collections

Citation

Rania Ghanem Azar. Romantisme français et culture hispanique : contribution a l'étude des Lettres françaises dans la première moitié du XIXème siècle. Littératures. Université de la Sorbonne nouvelle - Paris III, 2009. Français. ⟨NNT : 2009PA030044⟩. ⟨tel-00755967⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

1375

Files downloads

13756