(Română) NATURE CONTRE CULTURE : COMMENT LE POUVOIR INTERPRÈTE-T-IL SON HISTOIRE ?

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The analysis of the images of the Nine Eleven’s tragedy, produced and shown in the World Trade center’s collapse will stand as the starting point of a thought about the symbolical mechanisms’ coordination of the capitalist society’s political imagination. The symbolic value of the scene’s different elements will be questioned, isolated from the each others first, and then associated, through the reading table given by one kind of mythological narratives inserted in the Indo-European tradition (especially the judeo-christian’s one), in the genesis of our civilization. So, we’re going to take, as referent narratives, the ones about “Babel Tower” and “The …


(Română) C.-F. RAMUZ ET LA PASSION POUR UNE « ÉCRITURE PAYSANNE »

Posted On Jul 31 2014 by

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FROM MARGINALITY TO CELEBRITY IN ENLIGHTENMENT ENGLISH CULTURE: THE CASE OF PETER THE WILD BOY

Posted On Jul 18 2014 by

Reports on feral children discovered in several parts ofEuropeattracted high levels of public attention during the eighteenth century. InEngland, the case of Peter the Wild Boy was hotly debated. His discovery in the forests ofHanoverled to the production of numerous pamphlets, sermons, paintings and wax figures. The fascination with the monstrous other also caused intense scientific debates on the topic of human nature, the human mind, or the boundaries between the human and the animal species, often blurring contemporary knowledge of human nature. This paper discusses the cultural context related to the discovery of feral children in Enlightenment England, the …