Critics have been unanimous both in identifying the importance of naturalism in Albert Laberge’s La Scouine () and in linking his work with the fiction of. La Scouine, by Albert Laberge (), a series of discrete, interlocking sketches forming a novel, is French Canada’s first example of naturalism. La Scouine d’Albert Laberge. LF. Lorianne Foisy. Updated 14 April Transcript. La famille Deschamps vit en campagne et ne possède pas beaucoup d’.

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Albery Library Federation, December In contrast to Laberge’s usual spare diction, this language approaches rhetoric. Carolyne rated it it was ok Oct 29, Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

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Signing up enhances your TCE experience with the ability to save items to your personal reading list, and access the interactive map. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Finding libraries that hold this item Jean Rivard first addresses the reader directly in a manner which, for all its good humour, is basically homiletic.

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Bernard Grasset, ; p. Both were preoccupied with the survival and development of French Canada and they gave voice to these concerns in works which brought them great popularity.


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The short story structure permits and emphasizes concentration on detail rather than on large patterns. La Scouine is true to the unremitting presentation of distortion, deformity and estrangement which characterize rural life in terms that can hardly be called impartial:.

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Dissociated from a normal productive cycle, the land becomes a place where neither crops nor men flourish, but are stunted, abused and misshapen.

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Ultimately, his techniques and themes were to prove among the early, disturbing fruits of a rich and productive soil. Paulima receives the nickname “Scouine” because it is the strange children’s word her classmates give her to wcouine the fact that she reeks of urine.

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Au pied de la pente douce contains elements of farce and the picaresque which are not found in La Scouinealberrt there is a striking affinity between the two books in Lemelin’s use of an episodic structure and in his exploitation of the grotesque fusion of the human and non-human in his characterization. Routinely used by boys as a puck, officiously retrieved by Madame Joseph and carelessly thrown to the dog as a treat, Joseph’s hand becomes a token of labsrge physical and psychological mutilation of man and society.

La Scouine by Albert Laberge

Home About Help Search. Corallia rated it liked it Sep 19, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Editions AJbert L6vesque,p. Though La Scouine lacks in stylistic merits, it nevertheless deserves a more important place in the history of our letters, if only for its original, highly humorous approach to rural life. One cannot be sure that, before wlbert completion of Sccouine Scouine inLaberge was familiar with Maria Chapdelainefirst published in the Parisian review Le Temps in All of these events are characteristic of a community radically estranged from humanizing conventions and values.

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