Le Roman vrai by Marcelle Brisson

By Marcelle Brisson

Très connue dans les milieux féministes et de l'écriture, Marcelle Brisson demeure malheureusement méconnue du grand public. Son récit autobiographique permettra sans doute de mieux faire connaître cette determine généreuse et influente du Québec contemporain.

Marcelle Brisson est une determine à los angeles fois emblématique et singulière du monde intellectuel québécois. D'abord guidée par une quête de l'absolu qui pendant 10 ans lui fera emprunter los angeles voie religieuse (durant toute cette période elle mènera l. a. vie bénédictine de façon exemplaire), elle finira, à l. a. suite d'une grave dépression, par demander à Rome d'être relevée de ses voeux.

Sortie du monastère, elle emprunte radicalement l. a. voie laïque. Diplômée de philosophie, engagée socialement et politiquement, elle oeuvrera sans limit dans un enseignement démocratique et destiné à l. a. majorité. Même si sa diplomation lui ouvrait les portes de l'université, elle persista dans un enseignement collégial qui marqua plusieurs générations de cégépiens québécois. Dès 1969, sa rencontre avec le grand philosophe français Mikel Dufresne est déterminante. C'est le début d'une histoire d'amour accompagnée de lettres et de rencontres. Elle le rejoint en France en 1991 et partagera sa vie à Paris jusqu'à sa mort en 1995.

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Pourquoi? Parce que la disposition des outils (papier, plumes, pupitres, pendules, cendriers) est la même : c'est la structure de l'espace qui en fait l'identité. Ce phénomène privé suffirait à éclairer sur le structuralisme : le système prévaut sur l'être des objets. L'arrogance Il n'aime guère les discours de victoire. ). Passée au plan du discours, la victoire la plus juste devient une mauvaise valeur de langage, une arrogance : le mot, rencontré chez Bataille, qui parle quelque part des arrogances de la science, a été étendu à tous les discours triomphants.

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