Antoinette de Langeais
Jeanne Balibar Armand de Montriveau Guillaume Depardieu Princesse de Blamont-Chauvry Bulle Ogler Vidame de Pamiers Michel Piccoli Le Duc de Grandlieu Barbet Schroeder With: Anne Cantineau, Mathias Jung, Julie Judd, Marc Barbe, Nicolas Bouchaud, Thomas Durand, Beppe Chierici, Victoria Zinny, Remo Girone, Paul Chevillard.
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If other critics offer more conventional thematic studies--Colin Smethurst on voyages of desire, Andre Vanoncini on decreasingly diabolical pacts, and, suggestively, Patrick Berthier on the combination of the political and the passionate in the spirituality of Michel Chrestien--the collection closes with two very different, original contributions: in an exciting article Brigitte Grente-Mera shows how objects such as the fan in Le Cousin Pons materialize both causality and choice, energy and extinction, and Veronique Monteilhet indicates how the cinematic adaptations of Balzac during the Occupation, such as Baroncelli's admired La Duchesse de Langeais
, combine much-needed escapism with political engagement and resistance.
, also on the Loire, for example, work began on the castle in 1465.
Readers are given oblique hints of this tightly-packed meaning when, for example, "The Duchesse de Langeais
" says that Frenchmen are attracted to "incisive sayings that hold the greatest number of ideas," but "Letters of Two Brides" makes the neo-Platonic and Christian links explicit: "the first principle of all the virtues, conformed to the divine likeness," is love (28: 163; 22: 214; emphasis mine).
"Anyone going will be joined by visitors from Eppstein's twin town in France, Langeais
En ceci, Emilie de Fontaine rappelle par sa gestuelle hautaine le dedain de la duchesse de Langeais
, quand on lui presente pour la premiere fois Montriveau, qui deviendra son amant: "Elle prit son lorgnon et l'examina fort impertinemment, comme elle eut fait d'un portrait qui recoit des regards et n'en rend pas" (10).
That would have become a huge success," sighed Max Ophuls late in 1950 to the Frankfurter Rundschau's Dieter Fritko about the demise of producer Walter Wanger's Greta Garbo project, a film based on Balzac's La Duchesse de Langeais
. A year earlier, while in Paris, still waiting to make the film, he had told Paul Carriere of Le Figaro that "Balzac is the most modern writer there can be: he is colorful, ironic, nervous; he is a better psychoanalyst than Freud.