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Heinrich von Kleist

La marquise d'O.

€6,90

L'action se passe en Italie du Nord, au siècle dernier. Une jeune veuve, lors de l'assaut donné à la citadelle que commande son père, est violée par un officier qui profite de son évanouissement. Quand la marquise doit avouer à sa famille qu'elle est enceinte, celle-ci la chasse ; c'est paradoxalement en proclamant son humiliation qu'elle retrouvera son honneur... L'oeuvre de Kleist (1777-1811) revient sans cesse au thème de la chute : l'auteur partage avec Rousseau la nostalgie de l'innocence perdue. Dans un monde brisé, qui ne comporte plus d'absolu, la pureté féminine devient le seul idéal possible. Ce récit, dont Eric Rohmer tira un film en 1976, fut inspiré à Kleist par une anecdote que raconte Montaigne dans ses Essais.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 1993
Publisher: Flammarion
Pages: 258
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782080705860
ISBN 10: 2080705865

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La marquise d'O.

€6,90