La saveur de l'essai : Proust et l'essai fictionnel

Vincent Ferré 1
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LIS - Lettres, Idées, Savoir
Abstract : Most Proustian critics consider the theoretical pages in la Recherche, as sequences contrasting sharply with the narrative; but they indiscriminately use different terms to designate them (essay or philosophy, in particular), and simply view such sequences as nonfictional, preferring to examine the effect produced by the presence of such pages, their relation to the Proustian theories expressed in the Contre Sainte-Beuve papers or to the thoughts of (contemporary or ancient) philosophers. They skip any analysis of the status and nature of such sequences, which are, implicitly, taken for granted.
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Vincent Ferré. La saveur de l'essai : Proust et l'essai fictionnel. Poétique : revue de théorie et d'analyse littéraire, Seuil, 2009, p. 193-214. ⟨hal-00664040⟩



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