L’origine à venir. À propos du Sang des promesses de Wajdi Mouawad

Suter, Patrick (2017). L’origine à venir. À propos du Sang des promesses de Wajdi Mouawad. Revue d’historiographie du théâtre(3) Société d'Historiographie du Théâtre

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The theatre of Wajdi Mouawad associates the myths of origins with forms derived from the origins of western theatre. In The Blood of Promises, structured as a quartet, the incipit as well as the explicit resonate in relation to origins, using echoes to unite the quartet’s boundaries even while keeping them open. Origin is the principal source of agency in the work, positioned as epigraph within the very preface of Littoral (“On the Origin of Writing”); but it does its work through absence. Being absent, it constitutes the actual agent of destiny in the quest, but also its ultimate object.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Linguistics and Literary Studies > Institute of French Language and Literature > Literary Studies
06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Linguistics and Literary Studies > Institute of French Language and Literature

UniBE Contributor:

Suter, Patrick

Subjects:

800 Literature, rhetoric & criticism > 840 French & related literatures
400 Language > 440 French & related languages

ISSN:

2270-5554

Publisher:

Société d'Historiographie du Théâtre

Language:

French

Submitter:

Patrick Suter

Date Deposited:

06 Nov 2017 09:04

Last Modified:

06 Nov 2017 09:04

Additional Information:

No. 3: Le mythe d’un théâtre originaire dans la théorie et la pratique dramatiques (online ed.)

Uncontrolled Keywords:

Mouawad, Wajdi; mythe; Le Sang des promesses; Littoral; communauté

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.99362

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/99362

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