By Michel Ouellette

ISBN-10: 2894238479

ISBN-13: 9782894238479

Au centre d'un village qui se meurt, une enseignante s'est barricadée à l'intérieur de l'école, une ceinture de dynamite autour du ventre. Elle tente d'empêcher que « son » école soit démolie. Ironie, c'est le démolisseur, Jeff, qui tente de los angeles dissuader de tout faire sauter.

Entre les deux, un jeu de lettres qui tient lieu de compte à rebours...

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Decoded, the message of this myth is a redundant form of the statement that women at this transitional point between girlhood and sexual maturity are dangerous and need enclosure in domestic space. Only through the special help of gods and the patient efforts of their father can the unyoked females be brought from bestiality into the civilized space of house and polis. Their madness confuses the proper distinctions between man and beast, tame and wild, city and mountain, orderly and violated rituals, civic unity and civic chaos, family harmony and family strife.

Childbirth itself, presided over at times by Artemis, goddess of the wild and its young creatures, is felt to draw new mothers closer to the wild, to the basic biological functions and instincts that transcend the boundary between man and beast. Thus the new mothers in Euripides' Bacchae can exchange their human infants for the savage wolfcubs (skymnous lykon* agrious) which they suckle on the mountainside (Ba. 699702). The epithet wild, agrios, in line 700 stresses the negation of this civilized division between the sheltered human house to which this value system assigns women, and the exposed natural world 37 VII From Homer on, agrios, wild, is a term of ethical judgment.

Structuralism itself arises out of the crisis about the assumptions of Western ego-centered subjectivity dominant since Descartes, but rooted in the Greek concern to separate subject and object and establish hierarchical categories of knowledge. 60 It is not clear that structuralism has as yet come to grips fully with this crisis of the self and of knowledge. But this crisis is at the center of Greek tragedy, perhaps of all tragedy. Rather than assuming an integrated self in control of a structured world, tragedy presents that self and the structures which surround it and emanate from it as threatened by dissolution.

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