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La poétique de l'espace dans les oeuvres de Sylvie Germain : quand le réel prend feu

Abstract : The space, the place and the landscape permeate the heroic journey in the works of Sylvie Germain to the point of upsetting the hero in his relation to exteriority. The protean aspect of the heroic environment engages the analysis towards a preliminary distinction between a primitive space on the one hand and a transformed place on the other. The study proposes to reveal the phantasmagoric spaces born of places and spaces strongly connoted. The imaginary landscapes, which constitute the second part of our study, assimilate many mythological references which participate in the narrative success. The imaginary spaces, specified by their intertextual charge, open in a complex and highly referential way the creation of Sylvie Germain’s spaces. This complexity is reflected in the physical and intellectual paths of heroes. In this way, the author paradoxically creates her own textual space, to which she gives a significant place in the novels. Finally, the examination emphasizes the movement, which characterizes the aesthetic of Germain, and which proposes a narrative singularity. It is to the textual spaces that we are led. The final interrogation questions the disappearance of the geographic referent when the place is less and less accompanied by a history, a location or a name. The spaces traversed, studied, fantasized, urban, natural, invite reflection to undertake a topographic taxonomy in tie and tension with the stratification of the heroic journey. If the place, the space or the landscape treated in our research are at the heart of a author’s writing process in the imagery of the soil to the rooted spaces, the narrative wandering, marked by the abandonment of spatial precisions in the last stories, interrogates the author about its present relation to space and retrospectively on its function in previous creation.
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Mara Magnavaca. La poétique de l'espace dans les oeuvres de Sylvie Germain : quand le réel prend feu. Linguistique. Université Toulouse le Mirail - Toulouse II, 2017. Français. ⟨NNT : 2017TOU20028⟩. ⟨tel-01820657⟩



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