TITLE

RENDING MOMENTS OF MATERIAL ECSTASY IN THE MEDITATIVE ESSAYS OF TWO NOBEL LAUREATES: LE CLEZIO AND CAMUS

AUTHOR(S)
MOSER, KEITH
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Romance Notes;2009, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
A literary criticism is presented which explores common factors in the meditative essays titled "Noces" by Albert Camus and "L'Extase Matérielle" by J-M.G. Le Clézio, and the possibility of influence of Camus on the work of Le Clézio. Common themes cited include the human experience of the cosmos, the urge to experience all through the senses, and the critique of Christian ideology associated with the body. It finds that both seek transcendence not in the afterlife but the present.
ACCESSION #
48122849

 

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