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Micromégas - L'Ingénu

€4,50

Micromégas est un récit de voyage : le héros quitte Sirius pour se former l'esprit et le cœur, se rend sur Saturne, puis sur la terre. Il voit ainsi avec des yeux neufs le monde où règnent «les préjugés». C'est donc un itinéraire philosophique : le thème principal en est la relativité des connaissances humaines, réparti en courts chapitres, aventures et leçons. La cocasserie y règne partout. Le héros se promène à la manière de Gulliver dans un espace rassurant de planète en planète, pour découvrir qu'il est parfaitement à sa place dans «la grande chaîne des êtres». L'odyssée de l'espace nous ramène à notre fauteuil, et au secret du livre de la destinée, dont toutes les pages sont blanches.

L'Ingénu, lui aussi, construit un voyage, porte un regard ironique sur la société française. Cette fois, c'est une comédie sociale qui se joue, en tableaux rapides et caricaturaux, un des meilleurs contes de Voltaire.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2002
Publisher: Gallimard
Pages: 176
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070423569
ISBN 10: 2070423565

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Micromégas - L'Ingénu

€4,50