S'engager par le rire. Autour de quelques textes mineurs d'Albert Cohen

Carlota Vicens-Pujol
2019 Lublin Studies in Modern Languages and Literature  
<p>Albert Cohen, a committed writer? It is difficult to answer this question, so much the writer is difficult to classify, as he refuses to belong to any aesthetic movement. But the Zionist cause and the love of the Jewish people have marked his life as a man and as a writer. We will try to specify what is the Cohenian commitment from the analysis of some minor texts, in particular Projections ou Après-minuit à Genève et Mort de Charlot. Albert Cohen chose an aesthetic that is that of laughter,
more » ... derisory and grotesque to express a dull pain that only humor can translate.</p>
doi:10.17951/lsmll.2019.43.1.95-105 fatcat:h5upalaswfgovfvrsynnc7lw5a