(Română) L’IMAGE DU GENTILHOMME SELON ANNE CUNÉO: UN TRAJET TRANSCULTUREL D’INDIVIDUATION

Posted On Nov 11 2015 by

Anne Cunéo is a Swiss writer, with a rich experience in cinema and television. The book which consecrated her as a novelist is Le trajet d’une rivière (1993), a seducing novel which invites the reader to discover Francis Tregian as a stereotypical image of the Renaissance humanist. Inspired from reality, this character surprises by his life built beyond conventions, taking the form of a long exile. He aims at a freedom of the conscience which he can only reach in his passion for music. Anne Cunéo fills her novel with the musical images populating Francis Tregian’s inner life, images that he …


THE OTHER RENAISSANCE: REVIVAL OF THE AUTHENTIC WOMEN

Posted On Jul 18 2014 by

Excluded, ridiculed and disregarded by misogynist literature, history and society, feminist authors of quite a few numbers personify marginality in their protest against the worldwide Renaissance social system. Raised to be a good wife, the Renaissance woman is imprisoned in a dull life framed around silence, obedience, ignorance and domestic work. Accomplishing lesser duties attributed to femininity, they are denied of high pursuits like writing, literature and art, closely associated with masculinity in the biased world. Nevertheless, some Renaissance authors dare challenge women’s fate, thus labelled as marginal and dissenter by discoursed society. Among them Anne Bradstreet from England, Christine …