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La pensée en exil : François Fejtö, Emil Cioran, Czeslaw Milosz, et Sándor Márai

Abstract : Exile, in the twentieth century, becomes a genuine human condition. It is not a punishment reserved to well-known individuals. Nonetheless, bibliography tends to omit this novelty and confounds exile with emigration. Emigration is not a condition, but a route, a journey, a movement one can follow on the map. Thus geography remains the main metaphor of a condition, and the very essence of exile continues to be evasive within research on the topic. It is by thinking through the respective experiences of four East European intellectuals that I propose to contribute to current research. Exile and emigration often go together. The two concepts being distinct, they form a couple of concepts. My aim is to use this couple, exile-emigration, to analyse connections between geography and condition and to shed light on the contemporary relevance of past experiences: these experiences, peculiar to Eastern Europe, nostalgic about Central Europe – nostalgy that the four intellectuals actually share – allow us to specify in a more accurate way our more than contemporary questionings.
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Adam Balazs. La pensée en exil : François Fejtö, Emil Cioran, Czeslaw Milosz, et Sándor Márai. Science politique. Université Sorbonne Paris Cité, 2016. Français. ⟨NNT : 2016USPCC240⟩. ⟨tel-01804851⟩



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