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Le Misanthrope

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Edition enrichie (Introduction, notes, dossier et commentaires sur l\'oeuvre, notices, chronologie et bibliographie) « Trahi de toutes parts, accablé d\' ...

  • L'auteur : ,
  • Editeur: Le Livre de Poche
  • ISBN: 2253094439
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 184
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Edition enrichie (Introduction, notes, dossier et commentaires sur l'oeuvre, notices, chronologie et bibliographie) « Trahi de toutes parts, accablé d'injustices, Je vais sortir d'un gouffre où triomphent les vices ; Et chercher sur la terre un endroit écarté Où d'être homme d'honneur, on ait la liberté. » Au moment où il quitte la scène, Alceste quitte également le monde auquel il s'est heurté, et le vrai sujet de la comédie est bien la confrontation du misanthrope et de ce milieu mondain qu'il récuse : par philosophie, certainement, mais également par cet esprit chagrin d'atrabilaire qui en fait l'ennemi de toute sociabilité, comme le montre la manière incongrue et bourrue dont il témoigne à Célimène un amour qui prend à rebours les règles de la galanterie. Cet extravagant est donc certainement ridicule. Mais comment lui reprocher, néanmoins, l'intransigeante pratique des vertus de sincérité, de justice et de droiture ? Parce que Alceste dénonce le monde, c'est bien lui qui permet à Molière, en 1666, de nous en donner une image véritable - jusque dans ses contradictions. Edition de Claude Bourqui.


Le Misanthrope

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Le Misanthrope est une comédie sombre de 1666, dont l’intrigue paraît simple : un homme essaie d’obtenir un rendez-vous en tête à tête avec la fem ...

  • L'auteur : Jean-Baptiste Poquelin dit Molière
  • Editeur: Larousse
  • ISBN: 2035867819
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 192
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Le Misanthrope est une comédie sombre de 1666, dont l’intrigue paraît simple : un homme essaie d’obtenir un rendez-vous en tête à tête avec la femme qu’il aime – et n’y parvient pas. Cet homme excessif, Alceste, défend la sincérité absolue. Mais la jeune femme, Célimène, qui reçoit bien des hommes dans son salon, aime plaire... Qui a tort et qui a raison, des inadaptés sincères ou des hypocrites trop bien adaptés ? Entre le rire et les larmes, Molière se garde bien de nous donner une réponse.


Profil - Molière : Le Misanthrope

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L’ouvrage fournit toutes les clés pour analyser la pièce de Molière. La présentation du Misanthrope est suivi de l’étude des problématiques essen ...

  • L'auteur : Robert Horville,Georges Decote,Jean-Baptiste Poquelin dit Molière
  • Editeur: Hatier
  • ISBN: 2218947579
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 80
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: L’ouvrage fournit toutes les clés pour analyser la pièce de Molière. La présentation du Misanthrope est suivi de l’étude des problématiques essentielles, parmi lesquelles : – La peinture des personnages – Alceste, un personnage aux multiples facettes – La structure de la pièce – La diversité des points de vue – Du tragique au comique.


Le Misanthrope

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Comédie de mœurs en cinq actes daté de 1666, Le Misanthrope est ainsi décrit par l'auteur dans sa préface : "Alceste, homme honnête et vertueux, mais ...

  • L'auteur : Molière,,Ligaran,
  • Editeur: Primento
  • ISBN: 2335001175
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 98
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Comédie de mœurs en cinq actes daté de 1666, Le Misanthrope est ainsi décrit par l'auteur dans sa préface : "Alceste, homme honnête et vertueux, mais exagérant l'honnêteté et la probité [...] est épris de Célimène, jeune veuve de 20 ans, coquette et médisante."


On Declaring Love

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"What did she say? – Just what she ought, of course. A lady always does." This book explores the act of declaring love in works of literature written bet ...

  • L'auteur : Fred Parker
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 0429663641
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 204
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: "What did she say? – Just what she ought, of course. A lady always does." This book explores the act of declaring love in works of literature written between the middle of the eighteenth century and the death of Jane Austen - and uncovers the uncertain boundaries of the self in the force-field of courtship. Declaring love is understood as the hazardous attempt to find public, social terms which can communicate personal feelings and bring intimacy into being. This was a period highly sensitive to the propriety and artificiality of public forms, and hence peculiarly alive to problems around the idea of saying what you feel, problems experienced especially though not exclusively by women. Through this historical lens the author considers the ways in which we may become entangled with one another through language, the limits to our operation as independent individuals, and whether in love you can only feel what you can tell. The first part of the book examines eighteenth-century attitudes towards the independent or disengaged self, performance culture, and the feasibility of sincerity, through readings of a wide range of different works. This provides the basis for a discussion of Austen's novels in the final two chapters, focused on the dynamics of courtship and the moment of proposal, and making much of the role of Austen's narrative voice in supporting the subjectivity of the one in love.


Theatre in Balzac's La Comédie Humaine

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This study of Balzac's work examines theater in La Comedie humaine both as a theme in itself and for its influence on Balzac's techniques and modes of pres ...

  • L'auteur : Linzy Erika Dickinson
  • Editeur: Rodopi
  • ISBN: 9789042005495
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 374
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This study of Balzac's work examines theater in La Comedie humaine both as a theme in itself and for its influence on Balzac's techniques and modes of presentation in his novels, and demonstrates the symbiotic influence of novel and stage on Balzac's work as a playwright and novelist. Gives an account of his experience in theater, and examines the history of his portrayal of the theater world and how this portrayal serves his narrative purpose. Demonstrates how and why Balzac relies on the theater for metaphor and expressive devices, and shows how he brought scrutiny of the capitalist ethos to the stage. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR


Der Menschenfeind

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Der Menschenfeind ist eine Komödie von Molière, die am 4. Juni 1666 uraufgeführt wurde. Zur Inhalt: Der Idealist und "Menschenfeind" Alceste erhebt für ...

  • L'auteur : Jean Baptiste Molière
  • Editeur: e-artnow
  • ISBN: 8027210712
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 230
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Der Menschenfeind ist eine Komödie von Molière, die am 4. Juni 1666 uraufgeführt wurde. Zur Inhalt: Der Idealist und "Menschenfeind" Alceste erhebt für sich den Anspruch, ohne Heuchelei zu leben. Obwohl er Adeliger ist, zelebriert er seine Unabhängigkeit gegenüber dem königlichen Hof und weigert sich, in seinem Reden und Verhalten Kompromisse mit der Wahrhaftigkeit zu machen. Auf seinen Freund Philinte, der ihn zur Mäßigung und einer gewissen Anpassung auffordert, will Alceste nicht hören. So zieht er sich auch gleich die Feindschaft des ihn besuchenden Höflings und Verseschmieds Oronte zu, weil er dessen schlechtes Gedicht nicht lobt, sondern verreißt. Als er erfährt, dass Oronte beleidigt vor Gericht ziehen wird, fühlt er sich in seinem negativen Menschenbild bestätigt und rechnet genussvoll damit, den Prozess zu verlieren, weil er anders als sein Gegner die Richter nicht für sich einzunehmen versuchen will. Seine Beziehung zu Célimène, einer jungen koketten Witwe, die seine Neigung nicht unerwidert lässt, führt zu dem komischen Gegensatz, der im vollständigen Originaltitel zum Ausdruck kommt.


The MoliËre Encyclopedia

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Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin in 1622, the French playwright Moli^D`ere became one of the most influential dramatists of the 17th century. His comedies shape ...

  • L'auteur : James F. Gaines
  • Editeur: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 031307657X
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 528
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin in 1622, the French playwright Moli^D`ere became one of the most influential dramatists of the 17th century. His comedies shaped the development of theater in Europe, inspired his contemporaries in England, and left a lasting dramatic legacy after his death in 1673. Moli^D`re has also inspired a vast body of scholarship, and recent work has dispelled many of the myths surrounding his career. This reference provides English-speaking readers with a current and comprehensive guide to his life and works. Hundreds of A-Z entries cover topics related to his life, works, and theatrical career, including: Plays; Individual characters; Historical persons; Allusions; Influences; Cultural institutions; And much more. This scrupulously researched volume relies on verifiable facts, giving scant attention to the romantic fiction surrounding the playwright. Many of the entries list works for further reading. A chronology outlines the chief events of Moli^D`re's life and his contributions to the stage. The volume concludes with a bibliography.


The Misanthrope, Tartuffe, and Other Plays

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'Why does he write those ghastly plays that the whole of Paris flocks to see? And why does he paint such lifelike portraits that everyone recognizes themse ...

  • L'auteur : Molière
  • Editeur: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191623156
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 400
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: 'Why does he write those ghastly plays that the whole of Paris flocks to see? And why does he paint such lifelike portraits that everyone recognizes themselves?' Moliere, The Impromptu at Versailles This volume brings together four of Moliere's greatest verse comedies covering the best years of his prolific writing career. Actor, director, and playwright, Moliere (1622-73) was one of the finest and most influential French dramatists, adept at portraying human foibles and puncturing pomposity. The School for Wives was his first great success; Tartuffe, condemned and banned for five years, his most controversial play. The Misanthrope is his acknowledged masterpiece, and The Clever Women his last, and perhaps best-constructed, verse piece. In addition this collection includes a spirited attack on his enemies and a defence of his theatre, in the form of two sparkling short plays, The School for Wives Criticized and The Impromptu at Versailles. Moliere's prose plays are available in a complementary Oxford World's Classics edition, Don Juan and Other Plays. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


Le Misanthrope - Alceste und sein Konflikt mit der höfischen Gesellschaft

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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2007 im Fachbereich Romanistik - Französisch - Literatur, Note: 2,0, Universität Konstanz (Universität Konstanz), Veranstaltu ...

  • L'auteur : Sandra Kochan
  • Editeur: GRIN Verlag
  • ISBN: 3638629333
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 20
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2007 im Fachbereich Romanistik - Französisch - Literatur, Note: 2,0, Universität Konstanz (Universität Konstanz), Veranstaltung: Die komödien Molières, 12 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Le Misanthrope ist Molières brillante Komödie in fünf Akten. Die Uraufführung fand am 4. Juni 1666 in Paris im Palais-Royal statt. Le Misanthrope stellt in Molières Schaffensperiode einen großen Einschnitt dar. Die Art der Konflikte, zwischen der Hauptfigur Alceste und anderen Personen, besitzen eine ganz eigene Qualität. Alcestes Hass richtet sich gegen die Konventionen und niemand schafft es, ihn dazu zu bringen, diese anzuerkennen. Die Hoffnungen, die der Autor in dieses Werk setzte, wurden jedoch enttäuscht, denn das damalige Publikum seinem Werk nichts abgewinnen konnte.


The Public Mirror

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Though much beloved and widely produced, Molière's satirical comedies pose a problem for those reading or staging his works today: how can a genre associa ...

  • L'auteur : Larry F. Norman
  • Editeur: University of Chicago Press
  • ISBN: 9780226591537
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 226
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Though much beloved and widely produced, Molière's satirical comedies pose a problem for those reading or staging his works today: how can a genre associated with biting caricature and castigation deliver engaging theater? Instead of simply dismissing social satire as a foundation for Molière's theater, as many have done, Larry F. Norman takes seriously Molière's claim that his satires are first and foremost effective theater. Pairing close readings of Molière's comedies with insightful accounts of French social history and aesthetics, Norman shows how Molière conceived of satire as a "public mirror" provoking dynamic exchange and conflict with audience members obsessed with their own images. Drawing on these tensions, Molière portrays characters satirizing one another on stage, with their reactions providing dramatic conflict and propelling comic dialogue. By laying bare his society's system of imagining itself, Molière's satires both enthralled and enraged his original audience and provide us with a crucial key to the classical culture of representation.


Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

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More than 150 years after its original publication, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations has been completely revised and updated for its eighteenth edition. Bart ...

  • L'auteur : John Bartlett
  • Editeur: Little, Brown
  • ISBN: 031625018X
  • Genre: Reference
  • Nombre de pages: 1504
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: More than 150 years after its original publication, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations has been completely revised and updated for its eighteenth edition. Bartlett's showcases a sweeping survey of world history, from the times of ancient Egyptians to present day. New authors include Warren Buffett, the Dalai Lama, Bill Gates, David Foster Wallace, Emily Post, Steve Jobs, Jimi Hendrix, Paul Krugman, Hunter S. Thompson, Jon Stewart, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Barack Obama, Che Guevara, Randy Pausch, Desmond Tutu, Julia Child, Fran Leibowitz, Harper Lee, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Patti Smith, William F. Buckley, and Robert F. Kennedy. In the classic Bartlett's tradition, the book offers readers and scholars alike a vast, stunning representation of those words that have influenced and molded our language and culture.


Money and Metafiction in William Wycherley's "The Plain Dealer" and Moliere's "Le Misanthrope"

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Research Paper from the year 2011 in the subject English - Literature, Works, grade: A, Northern Arizona University, course: English Restoration Literature ...

  • L'auteur : Mark Schauer
  • Editeur: GRIN Verlag
  • ISBN: 3656460019
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 7
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Research Paper from the year 2011 in the subject English - Literature, Works, grade: A, Northern Arizona University, course: English Restoration Literature, language: English, abstract: That William Wycherley’s 1676 play The Plain Dealer is based upon his French contemporary Moliere’s Le Misanthrope from a decade earlier is a commonly accepted tenet among critics: Both Alceste in Le Misanthrope and Manly in The Plain Dealer display misanthropic tendencies. Both insist, however, that their misanthropy is not directed at all people, just those who dissemble and flatter in a hypocritical way. Both are initially in love with women who possess acid tongues in private, yet are guilty of exactly the same public flattery the men despise. Yet The Plain Dealer greatly exceeded its source material in popularity, at least during its initial stage run, and there is very little critical consideration as to why Wycherley’s play, which is generally considered the coarser of the two, outperformed its better. The relative success of Wycherley’s play can likely be attributed to the business concerns faced by Moliere that Wycherley was exempt from, the unvarnished, vulgar satire of The Plain Dealer that was informed by previous crowd-pleasing English plays, and The Plain Dealer’s much larger dollop of misogyny


Tartuffe and the Misanthrope

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Prudence Steiner's lively prose translations remain close to the original French, giving us the speech of the characters in a slightly compressed and forma ...

  • L'auteur : Moliere
  • Editeur: Hackett Publishing
  • ISBN: 1603842187
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 274
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Prudence Steiner's lively prose translations remain close to the original French, giving us the speech of the characters in a slightly compressed and formalized language that echoes the effect created by Moliere's verse. Roger Herzel's thoughtful Introduction discusses Moliere's life; Tartuffe, The Misanthrope, and the comic tradition; and the setting, casting, and style of the plays.


The Misanthrope

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Affection I can endure, affectation I abhor. Empty phrases, meaningless gestures of faked good-will. These affable dispensers of embraces make me ill. Disg ...

  • L'auteur : Molière,
  • Editeur: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1472513193
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 96
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Affection I can endure, affectation I abhor. Empty phrases, meaningless gestures of faked good-will. These affable dispensers of embraces make me ill. Disgusted with French society where powdered fops gossip in code and bejewelled coquettes whisper behind fans, poet Alceste embarks on a one-man crusade against fakery, frippery and forked tongues. But could the woman he adores be the worst culprit of them all? And in this rarefied world will his revolution prove merely revolting? Considered by many to be Molière's best work, The Misanthrope was first performed in 1666 in Paris by the King's Players. Following the huge successes of Tartuffe and The Hypochondriac master wordsmith Roger McGough once again dips his quill into a Molière classic in this mockery of manners and morals set amid seventeenth-century French aristocracy and written in verse.


Molière as Ironic Contemplator

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  • L'auteur : Alvin Eustis
  • Editeur: Walter de Gruyter
  • ISBN: 3110873397
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 231
  • Langue: French/English
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Belle De Zuylen / Isabelle De Charrire

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Suisse romande depuis son mariage, mais ayant passé la première moitié de sa vie aux Pays-Bas où le français était devenu très tôt sa langue « nat ...

  • L'auteur : Suzan van Dijk,Valérie Cossy,Monique Moser-Verrey,Madeleine Van Strien-Chardonneau
  • Editeur: Rodopi
  • ISBN: 9789042019980
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 343
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Suisse romande depuis son mariage, mais ayant passé la première moitié de sa vie aux Pays-Bas où le français était devenu très tôt sa langue « naturelle », Belle de Zuylen / Isabelle de Charrière joue quelque peu les trublions dans nos habitudes académiques. Lire son oeuvre - ses lettres, ses romans, ses pamphlets et ses pièces de théâtre - c'est accepter des retouches à notre tableau des Lumières qui n'en ressortira pas indemne; c'est revoir les limites du champ de la critique littéraire, structuré et hiérarchisé depuis le XIXe siècle en fonction de littératures « nationales ». Bilingue (français et anglais), ce recueil contient des articles basés sur les contributions à un colloque international qui s'est tenu à l'Université d'Utrecht en avril 2005 pour commémorer le bicentenaire de la mort de l'écrivaine. As a Dutch woman who spent half her life in Switzerland and chose French as her writing language, Belle de Zuylen / Isabelle de Charrière parades a defiant attitude towards the constraints of the literary field. To read with care her letters, her novels, pamphlets and plays means accepting some modifications to our picture of the Enlightenment, and obliges us to question the limits of the field of literary criticism such as it has been structured since the nineteenth century, that is, along the lines of national canons. This bilingual volume (English and French) contains articles based on contributions to the international congress that was organized at Utrecht University in April 2005 on the occasion of the bicentennial of the author's death.


The Misanthrope and Other Plays

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In the seventeenth century, Molière raised comedy to the pitch of great art and, three centuries later, his plays are still a source of delight. He create ...

  • L'auteur : Jean-Baptiste Moliere
  • Editeur: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0141913231
  • Genre: Drama
  • Nombre de pages: 352
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: In the seventeenth century, Molière raised comedy to the pitch of great art and, three centuries later, his plays are still a source of delight. He created a new synthesis from the major comic traditions at his disposal. This collection demonstrates the range of Molière's comic vision, his ability to move between the broad and basic ploys of farce to the more subtle and sophisticated level of high comedy. The Misanthrope appears along with Such Preposterously Precious Ladies, Tartuffe, A Doctor Despite Himself, The Would-Be Gentleman, and Those Learned Ladies.


Psychosomatic Disorders in Seventeenth-Century French Literature

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Bernadette Höfer's innovative and ambitious monograph argues that the epistemology of the Cartesian mind/body dualism, and its insistence on the primacy o ...

  • L'auteur : Bernadette Höfer
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317073878
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 260
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Bernadette Höfer's innovative and ambitious monograph argues that the epistemology of the Cartesian mind/body dualism, and its insistence on the primacy of analytic thought over bodily function, has surprisingly little purchase in texts by prominent classical writers. In this study Höfer explores how Surin, Molière, Lafayette, and Racine represent interconnections of body and mind that influence behaviour, both voluntary and involuntary, and that thus disprove the classical notion of the mind as distinct from and superior to the body. The author's interdisciplinary perspective utilizes early modern medical and philosophical treatises, as well as contemporary medical compilations in the disciplines of psychosomatic medicine, neurobiology, and psychoanalysis, to demonstrate that these seventeenth-century French writers established a view of human existence that fully anticipates current thought regarding psychosomatic illness.


Misanthropy

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This book is the first major study of the theme of misanthropy, its history, arguments both for and against it, and its significance for us today. Misanthr ...

  • L'auteur : Andrew Gibson
  • Editeur: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1474293158
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Nombre de pages: 288
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This book is the first major study of the theme of misanthropy, its history, arguments both for and against it, and its significance for us today. Misanthropy is not strictly a philosophy. It is an inconsistent thought, and so has often been mocked. But from Timon of Athens to Motörhead it has had a very long life, vast historical purchase and is seemingly indomitable and unignorable. Human beings have always nursed a profound distrust of who and what they are. This book does not seek to rationalize that distrust, but asks how far misanthropy might have a reason on its side, if a confused reason. There are obvious arguments against misanthropy. It is often born of a hatred of physical being. It can be historically explained. It particularly appears in undemocratic cultures. But what of the misanthropy of terminally defeated and disempowered peoples? Or born of progressivisms? Or the misanthropy that quarrels with specious or easy positivities (from Pelagius to Leibniz to the corporate cheer of contemporary `total capital`)? From the Greek Cynics to Roman satire, St Augustine to Jacobean drama, the misanthropy of the French Ancien Regime to Swift, Smollett and Johnson, Hobbes, Schopenhauer and Rousseau, from the Irish and American misanthropic traditions to modern women`s misanthropy, the book explores such questions. It ends with a debate about contemporary culture that ranges from the `dark radicalisms`, queer misanthropy, posthumanism and eco-misanthropy to Houellebecq, punk rock and gangsta rap.


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