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« L'éclatement du contemporain dans la tradition gothique. Etude des romans "The Italian or the Confessional of the Black Penitents" (1797) d'Ann Radcliffe et "Consuelo", "La Comtesse de Rudolstatdt" (1843-1845) de George Sand »

Title in English breakdown of the contemporary in the Gothic tradition. Study of the novels "The Italian or the Confessional of the Black Penitents" (1797) by Ann Radcliffe and "Consuelo", "The Countess of Rudolstatdt" (1843-1845) by George Sand

HAYEK Katia Émilie V.

Year of publication 2014
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source L’Année Mosaique
Keywords Gothic literature - Philosophy - Giorgio Agamben - History - contemporaneity
Description The article establishes how the gothic genre can be seen as a game of "pluritemporality". Between the representation of the past and the construction of the present, it illustrates how, through the specific procedures of the genre, the novels allow a hermeneutic of the contemporary.

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