Paul Claudel & Saint-John Perse : chemins croisés

Aix-en-Provence - Littérature - From 20/11/2021 to 19/03/2022, every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 2 pm and 6 pm. - Free

Paul Claudel et Alexis Leger/Saint-John Perse ont été diplomates et poètes dans le même siècle. Claudel, plus âgé de vingt ans et déjà consul en Chine, a orienté son jeune ami vers la Carrière. Leur sensibilité de poète, marquée par des ascendants et courants similaires, les rapprochait et chacun d’eux est l’auteur d’une œuvre majeure, qu’honorèrent l’Académie française pour l’un, le Prix Nobel pour l’autre. Cette relation d’amitié revêtit toutefois une dimension complexe au fil des divergences et aléas de la vie.

L’exposition met en valeur les nombreux points de rencontre entre les parcours de ces deux très grands écrivains du XXe siècle, mais fait également ressortir combien ces chemins croisés furent aussi des chemins décalés.

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Information provided by Office de Tourisme d'Aix en Provence

  • Address

    Fondation Saint-John Perse
    Cité du Livre
    8-10 Rue Des Allumettes

    13100 Aix-en-Provence

  • Organiser

    Saint John Perse Foundation

  • Website

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