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La réécriture de la langue française dans la littérature gabonaise : le polar de Janis Otsiemi

Abstract : The Gabonese literature, strong in its dynamism, sees more writers make the choice to describe social realities in a French language reappropriated. What is for them to reinvent the French, in the image of their society, and to make their own language of writing. Our thesis proposes to study this phenomenon in the Gabonese crime novel, this booming genre represented by Janis Otsiemi, and to demonstrate that creativity from the point of view of language remains inseparable fromthe commitment and conviction of the Gabonese writer, and afro-sub-Saharan by extension. At first, it is a question of distinguishing the language of writing from the writing of the language. To do this, to study the writer's writing strategies, to identify the various gabonisms and Africanisms present in Otsiemi's novel and the functions proper to each linguistic peculiarity, allows us to describe literary aesthetics and Gabonese languages practices. In the second place, the objective is for us to proceed with a hermeneutic of the work of Otsiemi to free, thanks to the subversion of writing, the subversive poetics of his work. To do this, situating the author's style amounts to evaluating the author's commitment to language and writing, to coping with a hybrid writing resulting from the proliferation of intertexts, and to approach the identity both revalorized and deconstructed by the author, thus respecting the elementary principle of the crime novel that is to write black.
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Ludmila Ada Ekouma. La réécriture de la langue française dans la littérature gabonaise : le polar de Janis Otsiemi. Linguistique. Université de Limoges, 2018. Français. ⟨NNT : 2018LIMO0030⟩. ⟨tel-01862684⟩

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