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Le Corbusier, écrivain. Arpenter "Sur les 4 routes"

Guillemette Morel Journel 1
1 OCS - L'Observatoire de la condition suburbaine
UMR AUSser - Architecture Urbanisme Société : Savoir Enseignement Recherche
Abstract : Besides his building activities, Le Corbusier (1887-1965) wrote and published around fifty books and hundreds of articles in various journals. This thesis assumes that such a corpus forms an authentic work which finality overpasses the ideological transmission of an architectural and urbanistic doctrine, that this work has been for a long time limited to. It reaches a real literary dimension -a concept that the thesis is looking to reveal. Sur les 4 routes, published by Gallimard in 1941 and edited by Jean Paulhan, was chosen as a test book to lead deeper investigations. Its literary and historic conjoncture seemed exemplary to study the production process of an architect's book as it is the perfect testimony of Le Corbusier's know how in poetics on the one hand and social science on the other hand, with his successful integration in the champ of literature. The thesis is at the limit of several disciplinary fields like the history of Second World War, art, ideas history and also tools and methods used in literary studies (stylistic, rhetoric, genetic and reception criticism), as well as study of the speech
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Guillemette Morel Journel. Le Corbusier, écrivain. Arpenter "Sur les 4 routes". Architecture, aménagement de l'espace. EHESS - Paris, 2010. Français. ⟨tel-02340038⟩



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