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Marguerite Yourcenar

Les Songes et les Sorts

€3,50

«Mon but est de présenter un certain nombre de textes dont je puis garantir l’exactitude, et non de proposer un nouveau système du rêve, ce que je ne suis nullement qualifiée pour faire. Mais, dans l’intérêt même des pages qui vont suivre, il est nécessaire peut-être d’indiquer dans quel état d’esprit j’aborde le récit de cette suite de songes. À mes yeux (et il va de soi que ce point de vue est étroitement personnel) l’expérience du rêveur n’est pas sans analogie avec celle du poète, et l’on peut comparer les éléments oniriques à l’état brut, avec leurs résonances symboliques multipliables à l’infini, aux rimes vulgaires ou sublimes alignées sur les colonnes d’un dictionnaire. Le dormeur assemble des images comme le poète assemble des mots…»

Dans cet ouvrage méconnu, paru en 1938, Marguerite Yourcenar raconte quelques-uns de ses rêves et livre des visions saisissantes où se croisent cathédrales gothiques, chevaux au galop et décors vénitiens… 22 récits oniriques – sortes de flashs sensoriels – qui dessinent aussi, plus discrètement, la carte d’une véritable poétique du songe.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2019
Publisher: Gallimard
Pages: 144
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782072877308
ISBN 10: 207287730X

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Les Songes et les Sorts

€3,50