Marie de l'Incarnation d'après Jean-Daniel Lafond : l'amour d'une sainte contre la barbarie actuelle

Amandine Bonesso
2015 Dialogues francophones  
The contribution examines the documentary Folle de Dieu (2008) and the play Marie de l'Incarnation ou La déraison d'amour (2009), Jean-Daniel Lafond's adaptations of Marie de l'Incarnation's (1599-1672) autobiographical texts. The study demonstrates that the two works, the last in a long biographical tradition, construe the nun's life as a humanitarian model through the theme of love. In this manner, the film-maker encourages the current society not to give way to the bellicose violence of the
more » ... se violence of the last century and to rethink the future as a possible happiness.
doi:10.1515/difra-2015-0009 fatcat:pue6jsxrorhpbhdr7ucg73fr5i