A Son of the Circus by John Irving PDF

By John Irving

The health care provider was once fated to return to Bombay; he could preserve returning many times - if now not endlessly, at the very least for so long as there have been dwarves within the circus.
Born a Parsi in Bombay, despatched to school and scientific college in Vienna, Dr Farrokh Daruwalla is a Canadian citizen - a 59-year-old orthopaedic healthcare professional, dwelling in Toronto. as soon as, 20 years in the past, Dr Daruwalla used to be the interpreting medical professional of 2 homicide sufferers in Goa. Now, 20 years later, the healthcare professional should be reacquainted with the murderer...

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Son écriture est un passage (tra-ducere) en train de se faire entre la philosophie et la littérature, entre une langue qu’ il fuit et une langue dont il rêve. Dans les pages suivantes, nous essayons de vérifier cette hypothèse, tout en mettant en « transparence » les différents aspects de cette troublante identité qui définit son écrire. 1. Les pléonasmes des philosophes Dans son premier ouvrage français, Précis de décomposition, Cioran traite, parmi d’ autres, de la langue des philosophes – un idiome à dominante pléonastique.

L’ adoption de la langue française (processus si bien décrit dans la « Lettre à un ami lointain ») apporte un autre effet majeur que les textes en français et seulement eux peuvent nous révéler : l’ adaptation de la personnalité de l’ artiste à un autre code, son encadrement dans d’ autres limites imposées par un autre idiome. C’ est le français qui lui inspire le culte de la concision. C’ est premièrement cette passion pour le français, pour ses secrets qui l’ a déterminé à vouloir écrire en français et à ne pas se résigner à l’ activité d’ un simple traducteur.

M. 208. 206. M. Cioran, Oeuvres, Quarto, op. 264. 324. 19 58 CIORAN ET LA CRITIQUE DE LA TRADUCTION Mihaela-*HQ LDQD 67 1,ù25 Université « Lucian Blaga », Sibiu, Roumanie Nous nous proposons d’ étudier comment Cioran envisage les problèmes de la traduction, sa mission et ses valeurs, la possibilité de maîtriser et de s’ exprimer dans plusieurs langues. Nous partons de plusieurs affirmations qu’ il a faites surtout dans ses Cahiers, mais aussi dans ses Oeuvres et ses Entretiens. Nous avons pu constater que la question de la traduction le préoccupe beaucoup et que, chez lui, elle gagne des dimensions particulières.

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