Download e-book for iPad: Action et Réaction. Vie et Aventures d'un couple by Jean Starobinski

By Jean Starobinski

ISBN-10: 2020217953

ISBN-13: 9782020217958

Pourquoi dans l. a. vie quotidienne, affirme-t-on qu’une state of affairs intolérable appelle une réaction ? remark les biologistes en sont-ils venus à penser les rapports du vivant et du milieu en termes d’interaction ? Pour quelle raison l. a. psychiatrie a-t-elle adopté, il y a un siècle, l. a. catégorie des affections réactionnelles ? Pourquoi le notion d’abréaction fut-il inventé puis abandonné par los angeles première psychanalyse ? Que veut-on faire entendre, quand on déclare qu’une politique est réactionnaire ? Dire que le totalitarisme nazi fut une réaction au totalitarisme communiste, n’est-ce pas l’excuser ? Le mot « réaction » et ses dérivés offrent leurs prone pour l’explication causale comme pour l. a. compréhension par sympathie. Ils nous viennent à l’esprit quand nous cherchons des réponses à nos problèmes. Or ces mots, précisément, ne font-ils pas problème ?C’est l’occasion pour, Jean Starobinski, d’examiner les filières intellectuelles à travers lesquelles le mot « réaction » et ses dérivés nous sont parvenus. Ce livre remonte au rôle que leur attribua l. a. scolastique, mais aboutit aux interrogations qui entourent aujourd’hui los angeles idea de progrès, sans laquelle los angeles réaction politique ne peut être pensée. Il convoque aussi bien les philosophes (Aristote, Leibniz, Kant, Nietzsche, Jaspers), que les savants (Newton, Bichat, Claude, Bernard, Bernheim, Freud) et les écrivains (Diderot, Benjamin consistent, Balzac, Poe, Valéry).

L’ouvrage est une traversée originale de los angeles tradition occidentale : il éclaire successivement les fondements de l. a. technology et l. a. protestation des poètes, parcourant ainsi les chemins qui conduisent à nos perplexités présentes.

Show description

Read or Download Action et Réaction. Vie et Aventures d'un couple PDF

Similar literary criticism books

Read e-book online Dylan Thomas: A Collection of Critical Essays (20th Century PDF

Dylan Thomas's early admirers have been mesmerized via the song of his rhetoric whereas his detractors present in the flash and plunge of his paintings simply incoherence. long ago 5 years, even though controversy has no longer abated, a brand new Dylan Thomas has emerged: person who struggled opposed to sumission to the anarchic and irrational; whose advanced rhythms and verse buildings comprise not just tune, yet wealthy which means.

Edward Dahlberg's Alms for Oblivion PDF

“His perceptions are as a rule magnificent, cogent and refreshingly unique, and his use of the language in addition to his mastery of English sentence structure
make the e-book worthy examining as an instance of superlative sort if not anything else. ” — R. Baird Shuman, South Atlantic Quarterly

This quantity makes to be had in booklet shape a suite of seventeen essays via Edward Dahlberg, who has been referred to as one of many nice unrecognized writers of our time. many of the decisions have by no means been released sooner than; others have seemed formerly merely in magazines of restricted flow. there's a foreword by means of Sir Herbert Read.

The person essays are on quite a lot of topics - literary, old, philosophical, own. The longest is a dialogue of Herman Melville’s paintings entitled “Moby-Dick - A Hamitic Dream. ” The destiny of authors by the hands of reviewers is the topic of the essay known as “For Sale. ” In “No Love and No Thanks” the writer attracts a characterization of our time. He provides a critique of the poet William Carlos Williams in “Word-Sick and Place-Crazy,” and a dialogue of F. Scott Fitzgerald in “Peopleless Fiction. ” In “My associates Stieglitz, Anderson, and Dreiser” he discusses not just Alfred Stieglitz, Sherwood Anderson, and Theodore Dreiser yet different personalities to boot. He additionally writes of Sherwood Anderson in “Midwestern delusion. ” In “Cutpurse Philosopher” the topic is William James. “Florentine Codex” is ready the conquistadores. different essays within the assortment are the subsequent: “Randolph Bourne,” “Our Vanishing Cooperative Colonies,” “Chivers and Poe,” “Domestic Manners of Americans,” “Robert McAlmon: A Memoir,” “The Expatriates: A Memoir,” and an essay on Allen Tate.

On Native Grounds: An Interpretation of Modern American by Alfred Kazin PDF

A vintage interpretation of literature from America's golden age-including the paintings of Howells, Wharton, Lewis, Cather, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Faulkner. New Preface via the writer; Index.

's Dictionnaire Rimbaud PDF

Poète préféré des Français, Arthur Rimbaud est aussi l'un de ceux sur lesquels on a le plus écrit. On ne compte plus les livres, brochures, articles qui ont été consacrés depuis l. a. finn du XIXe siècle à cet " esprit impétueux ", selon los angeles formule de son ami Paul Verlaine.

Extra info for Action et Réaction. Vie et Aventures d'un couple

Sample text

What happened first was a narrowing of the category of literature to so-called ‘creative’ or ‘imaginative’ work. The final decades of the eighteenth century witness a new division and demarcation of discourses, a radical reorganizing of what we might call the ‘discursive formation’ of English society. ‘Poetry’ comes to mean a good deal more than verse: by the time of Shelley’s Defence of Poetry (1821), it signifies a concept of human creativity which is radically at odds with the utilitarian ideology of early industrial capitalist England.

Lawrence a powerful critique of the inhumanity of industrial capitalist England. Lawrence, like Leavis himself, was among other things an inheritor of the nineteenth-century lineage of Romantic protest against the mechanized wage-slavery of capitalism, its crippling social oppressiveness and cultural devastation. But since both Lawrence and Leavis refused a political analysis of the system they opposed, they were left with nothing but talk about spontaneous-creative life which grew more stridently abstract the more it insisted on the concrete.

But it was also conceivable that you were destructively cutting yourself off from such men and women, who might be a little slow to recognize how a poetic enjambement enacted a movement of physical balancing. The lower-middle-class origins of the architects of English are perhaps relevant here. Nonconformist, provincial, hard-working and morally conscientious, the Scrutineers had no difficulty in identifying for what it was the frivolous amateurism of the upper-class English gentlemen who filled the early Chairs of Literature at the ancient Universities.

Download PDF sample

Action et Réaction. Vie et Aventures d'un couple by Jean Starobinski


by Mark
4.2

Rated 4.61 of 5 – based on 41 votes