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Le si peu certain d’une rive
Uncertainty of a River Bank

On the Work of Philippe Jaccottet

Author(s): Philippe Macaigne
Subject(s): Existentialism
Published by: Classiques Garnier
Keywords: Jaccottet; shadow; trembling; crossing; equilibrium

Summary/Abstract: Encountering light by chance and only for an instant is like a declination of the shadow. The shadow highlights it without being able to put it away farther than this evidence – a doubtful order – with a fragility that may be the essence of crossing.

  • Issue Year: 2/2021
  • Issue No: 28
  • Page Range: 181-182
  • Page Count: 2
  • Language: French