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

Posted On Jul 31 2014 by

As the majority of the Swiss writers, C.-F. Ramuz feels very connected to his native countryside place, which has become his main source of inspiration, as for him ‘the countryside’ is more than a simple landscape: it is the very place he gets his roots from, as well as an accepted or refused land. Switzerland’s identity problem is perceived through his writings, explaining sometimes the (strong) emphasis on Romandia’s realist authenticity orientated to simplicity and the refusal of the mainly based on high technical development contemporary society. The desire to come back to a paradisiacal state, to the original fusion …