Les Copains

Les Copains None

  • Title: Les Copains
  • Author: Jules Romains
  • ISBN: 9782070361823
  • Page: 301
  • Format: Paperback
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    About "Jules Romains"

    1. Jules Romains

      Jules Romains, born Louis Henri Jean Farigoule August 26, 1885 August 14, 1972 , was a French poet and writer and the founder of the Unanimism literary movement His works include the play Knock ou le Triomphe de la m decine, and a cycle of works called Les Hommes de bonne volont Men of Good Will.Jules Romain was born in Saint Julien Chapteuil in the Haute Loire but went to Paris to attend first the lyc e Condorcet and then the prestigious cole normale sup rieure He was close to the Abbaye de Cr teil, a utopian group founded in 1906 by Charles Vildrac and Ren Arcos, which brought together, among others, the writer Georges Duhamel, the painter Albert Gleizes and the musician Albert Doyen He received his agr gation in philosophy in 1909.In 1927, he signed a petition that appeared in the magazine Europe on April 15 against the law on the general organization of the nation in time of war, abrogating all intellectual independence and all freedom of expression His name on the petition appeared with those of Lucien Descaves, Louis Guilloux, Henry Poulaille, S verine and those of the young Raymond Aron and Jean Paul Sartre from the cole normale sup rieure.During World War II he went into exile first to the United States where he spoke on the radio through the Voice of America and then, beginning in 1941, to Mexico where he participated with other French refugees in founding the Institut Fran ais d Am rique Latine IFAL.A writer on many varied topics, Jules Romain was elected to the Acad mie Fran aise in 1946, occupying chair 12 among the 40 chairs in that august academy In 1964, Jules Romains was named citizen of honor of Saint Avertin Following his death in Paris in 1972, his place, chair 12, in the Acad mie Fran aise was taken by Jean d Ormesson.Jules Romains is remembered today, among other things, for his concept of Unanimism and his cycle of 27 novels in Les Hommes de bonne volont The Men of Good Will , a remarkable literary fresco depicting the odyssey over a quarter century of two friends, the writer Jallez and politician Jerphanion, who provide an example in literature of Unanimism.

    699 thoughts on “Les Copains”

    1. In “Post-modernist fiction” Brian McHale suggests the dominant mode of questioning is epistemological in modernist fiction, and ontological in post-modernist fiction. Jules Romain’s book “Les Copains” fits into what I would call a genre, the hoax, which I associate in particular with Umberto Ecco (Baudolino, Foucault’s Pendulum) and Borges (Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius). Although it includes none of the reversions between fact and fiction which those authors are so fond of, I wonder i [...]


    2. Une histoire d'amitié, de camaraderie et de canulars multiples intelligents et désuets à la fois.Une belle histoire un peu légère, un peu folâtre, qui ouvre l'oeuvre de Romains et expose sa théorie de l'unanimisme.Publié en 1913 ; on y mesure le désenchantement du monde en un siècle


    3. This was translated as "The boys in the back room", and is Jules Romains' tale of drunkards embarking on a senseless mission. It's an unforgettable hymn to friendship that you will want to re-read every year.




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