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Tchernychevski et l’âge du réalisme

Essai de sémiotique des comportements

Chernyshevsky and the Age of Realism. Essay on the Semiotics of Behavior

Translated by Aurélien Langlois

Nikolai Chernyshevsky (1828-1889) is a figure of monumental importance in Russia, still largely overlooked in the West, who made history as the author of What Is to Be Done? (1863). The novel intended to provide a “guide to life”, a model for young radicals to organize their daily lives, personal relations, and emotions. The idea of creating “new men” and “new women” for the new revolutionary age was born. And What Is to Be Done? indeed became a guide to life, with the fictional situations...

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Nikolaï Tchernychevski (1828-1889), personnage d’une importance colossale en Russie, encore bien trop méconnu en Occident, est resté dans l’histoire comme l’auteur de Que faire ? (1863). Le roman prétendait fournir un « guide dans la vie », sur lequel les jeunes radicaux pourraient modeler leur vie quotidienne, leurs relations personnelles et leurs émotions. La volonté de créer des « hommes nouveaux » et des « femmes nouvelles » pour le nouvel âge révolutionnaire était née. Et Que faire ? ...

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  • Publisher : ENS Éditions
  • Serie : Signes
  • Place of publication : Lyon
  • Year of publication : 2017
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 11 juillet 2017
  • EAN (Print version) : 9782847889093
  • Electronic EAN : 9782847889116
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.enseditions.7773
  • Number of pages : 380 p.

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