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Les figures de l'autre dans les romans La déchirure et Oedipe sur la route d'Henry Bauchau

Abstract : The raster question of otherness in the work of Henry Bauchau (1913-2012) is the focus of this research. The corpus consists primarily of two novels, La Déchirure (1965) and Oedipe sur la route (1990), where similar narrative figures are recurring, sometimes inspired by the life of the writer and sometimes by his experiences of fruitful dreamer. The figure of other (autrui) first refers to the family, especially the absent mother. It returns in the novels, especially under the aspects of an idealized mother, but also to remind the distance between the child and the mother. Another aspect of otherness, the other, is primarily an inner figure to the subject. According to Bauchau, who also has a practice of analyst and painter, exploring this otherness is often left to the unconscious and its expression in art and poetry. It's sometimes entrusted to the mythic imagination, or the reality of the physical body. In this way, the writer also uses the psychological and psychoanalytic dimension of writing. It is through the latter that some mythical characters like Oedipus, travelling as the writer himself a long way of aimless errancy, is able to find or to build their own identity. The renewal of great myths, adapted to the needs of the present, is the other side of Bauchau's writing.
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Hojjat Rashtiani. Les figures de l'autre dans les romans La déchirure et Oedipe sur la route d'Henry Bauchau. Littératures. Université de Lorraine, 2013. Français. ⟨NNT : 2013LORR0303⟩. ⟨tel-01750397⟩



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