Amok ou le Fou de Malaisie by Stefan Zweig

By Stefan Zweig

Dans Amok, publié en 1922, est suggéré un bon, utilization de l'exotisme : c'est d'abord de rendre problématique le confort d'une formule de croisière... Pour éprouver; en soi et partout autour, los angeles présence d'un royaume primitif, puissant et mystérieux, le royaume de l'Autre, de l'Inhumain, de los angeles Mort... et devenir ainsi un authentique exote (un en -, dehors », un « hors-venu ») sachant « parler et parler longtemps avec toutes les bouches, dans los angeles nuit ». VICTOR SEGALEN, los angeles Marche du feu.

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Characters sometimes overlapped from one book to another, and stories embryonically suggested in one volume would be fully developed in another. Balzac舗s intention was to account for the entirety of life in France in his time, with all of its contrasts and variations. Although Balzac lived and wrote during a time of herculean production by writers of fiction, few followed his lead at first. While novelists all over Europe might comfortably issue two or three triple-decker epics a year, many ranging broadly in their focus all across the surface of their time, none was inclined toward Balzac舗s systematic chronicle of society, not even Dickens, who came the closest.

1853 Baron Georges Haussmann begins his large-scale redesign of Paris. The Crimean War begins. 1856 Gustave Flaubert舗s novel Madame Bovary is published. 1857 Charles Baudelaire舗s poetry collection Les Fleurs du mal (The Flowers of Evil) is published. 1858 When they can no longer afford to live independently in Aix, ȁmilie and ȁmile move to Paris, hoping for assistance from friends. ȁmile receives a bursary (scholarship) that allows him to begin school at the prestigious Lycȳe Saint-Louis. 1862 Zola is hired as a clerk by the publisher Hachette and advances in the advertising department.

Manet, Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, and Cȳzanne all had their works rejected by exhibition juries composed of the art establishment of the day, men like Jean-Lȳon GȳrɄme and Ernest Meissonier, neoclassical painters of battle scenes and overupholstered nudes. Zola became spokesman for the painters, writing numerous articles about them for the press and an entire short book about Manet, and he figures among the painters in two tableaux showing members of the group舒the Impressionists, as yet unnamed舒gathering together in studios.

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