De la lithogrammatologie: Caillois a travers Paulhan

Syrotinski, M. (2013) De la lithogrammatologie: Caillois a travers Paulhan. Littérature, 170(2), pp. 49-59.

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Abstract

This article proposes a “transversal” or diagonal reading of Caillois through, or “across”, Jean Paulhan. Taking as my point of departure a text by Paulhan about a stone, “The Philosopher’s Stone”, I go on to analyse the two writers in light of the pages Caillois devotes to stones, and to his theory of the “natural fantastic” in Cases d’un échiquier, to conclude with what I call a “lithogrammatological” reading of Caillois.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Syrotinski, Professor Michael
Authors: Syrotinski, M.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Modern Languages and Cultures > French
Journal Name:Littérature
ISSN:1958-5926

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