Ignazio Silone, romancier militant : étude thématique et esthétique

Abstract : Around 1930, while having been expelled from the Italian Communist Party (of which he was a co-founder) and suffering from consumption, Ignazio Silone decides to write his first novel : Fontamara. Exiled in Switzerland as an Antifascist, he tells of the cafoni's misadventures, presenting like direct testimonies the stories of these humiliated and oppressed peasants, victims of triumphant Fascism. Our work aims to show that the first novel by this author from the Abruzzi is only the continuation of his fight, no more through political articles, too incomprehensible to people who can hardly read, but through an account that skillfully mixes genres, while being written in a simple and clear style. Fontamara is, to us, an example of a truly commited novel. Our study is based on an analysis set of themes and stylistics and in comparison with other contemporary commited novels, which have known a true literary success.
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Bruno Mancini. Ignazio Silone, romancier militant : étude thématique et esthétique. Littératures. Université Nancy 2, 2006. Français. ⟨NNT : 2006NAN21026⟩. ⟨tel-01775375⟩

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