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Le discours de la transgression : lecture sémiotique des historiettes du Marquis de Sade

Abstract : In the light of semiotics, the discourse of transgression, as it takes shape in the historiettes of the Marquis de Sade, destined to non-clandestine publihing, enhances external constraints perpetuating classical episteme and writing (in particular, through emphasizing their veridictory character) and giving the basis for innovation. Thus emerges a major component of the persuasive strategy of "detour (-nement)" (diversion and subversion), which implies, furthermore, the graduation of transgressive steps and, especially, modal and axiological compromise as a type of mediation to be grasped and described on different levels of the generative process (multiplication of superposed parallel thematizations, modifications of figurative configurations and paths). The discourse of transgression is characterized by an oscillating movement (recursiveness of transgression), implying "domesticated" trangressions subordinated to some general finality, positively connoted (from the point of view of society), and "independent" ones, perfectly gratuitous and therefore durably provocative. This leads, finally, to a precarious situation of axiological indetermination
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Marion Colas-Blaise. Le discours de la transgression : lecture sémiotique des historiettes du Marquis de Sade. Linguistique. Université Paul Verlaine - Metz, 1990. Français. ⟨NNT : 1990METZ006L⟩. ⟨tel-01775840⟩



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