Imperfections et hybridation générique dans « Les Employés » d’Honoré de Balzac

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Abstract

The imperfection of the human being and his social constructions is at the heart of the Comédie humaine. This article intends to explore this aspect of Balzac's literary production through the analysis of Les Employés (1845), in which the mediocrity of the bureaucratic world is examined in detail. In the novel, mediocrity wins over merit, but the representation of imperfection transcends the purely narrative dimension: Les Employés is an experimental work in which the hybridization between the novel and the theatrical genre questions the limits of literary creation.
Lingua originaleFrench
pagine (da-a)161-177
Numero di pagine17
RivistaINVERBIS
Volume10
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2020

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