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Ponge lecteur de Boèce dans "Comment une figue de paroles et pourquoi"

Abstract : Ponge ’ s poem “the fig”, a materialistic hymn to humble earthly things, proposes in its expanded version an iterative sequence uniting Boethius and his father-in-law Symmachus. The article examines the possibility that Ponge may have directly or indirectly performed a reading of Boethius. The use of the Grand Larousse du dix-neuvième siècle may have favoured the biased placement of Boethius in the camp of pagan martyrs. Yet The Consolation of Philosophy has a troubling connection to its contemporary counterpart, as both are haunted by the dream of a higher rhetoric, a vestige of the Greek ideal.
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Alain Trouvé. Ponge lecteur de Boèce dans "Comment une figue de paroles et pourquoi". Conte, Sophie; Oïffer-Bomsel, Alicia; Cantarino Suñer, María Elena. Boèce au fil du temps : son influence sur les lettres européennes du Moyen Âge à nos jours, 3, Classiques Garnier, pp.573-583, 2019, Rencontres. Série Littératures antiques, ISSN 2607-5342, 978-2-406-08665-9. ⟨hal-02973066⟩

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