VOYAGE DE REVE, REVE DU PARADIS DANS LE VOYAGE DE SAINT BRENDAN, MANUSCRIT DES IXe –Xe SIECLES

Posted On Dec 11 2017 by

The Journey of Saint Brendan is a text of the IXth century, taken back the next centuries, and which lends itself to multiple analyses. In the pages below, I shall isolate the most significant authorities of this journey, from the point of view of the Christian symbolism, because we talk about a journey towards the Paradise. The messengers, the food, the support, the running water, softer than the sweet wine, the whale, the magic birds form a dream world which contributes to the creation of a particular Paradise.


(Română) LA QUETE DE LA VOCATION LITTERAIRE ET LA PASSION D’ECRIRE DANS « LE FOU D’OMAR » D’ABLA FARHOUD ET DANS « LA CONCIERGE DU PANTHEON » DE JACQUES GODBOUT

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THE LOCAL AND THE UNIVERSAL: REREADING KENJI MIYAZAWA’S “NIGHT ON THE MILKY WAY RAILROAD”

Posted On Oct 18 2011 by

The book analysed in the present paper is a popular work belonging to one of Japan’s highly appreciated authors, Kenji Miyazawa (1896 – 1933). The study addresses the question of translatability in a particular cultural environment. By introducing and analyzing the way that this notion may be applied to Miyazawa’s text, we intend to outline and explain the interaction between different cultural levels at the beginning of the twentieth century: the scientific one – as a part of the Western inheritance – and the Japanese one – as a representative for the East by that time. What we intend to …