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Entretiens sur le fils naturel / Paradoxe sur le comedien

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Pour Diderot, le théâtre ne saurait être pure délectation ; il doit prendre sa place dans le grand mouvement expressif, critique et novateur auquel, personnellement, il a délibérément consacré la majeure partie de son activité d'homme.
Mass Market Paperback, 191 pages
Published September 14th 1993 by Editions Flammarion (first published 1965)
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Two exposes in dialogue form of Diderot's views on theatre and acting. The first one is a fiction within a fiction: the character 'moi' has seen the play Le Fils Naturel, purportedly written by Dorval, played in Dorval's drawing room and by members of his family who are the main protagonists, apart from the father who unfortunately died recently, and whose role therefore had to be taken over by a close friend of the family. As this family friend resembles the dead father, the whole cast were ...more
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Shelves: philosophie, theatre
Diderot, dans son Paradoxe sur le comédien, s’oppose à l’idée (toujours en vogue) selon laquelle le bon acteur « vit » l’émotion qu’il incarne, en écrivant qu’à l’inverse, l’acteur sera plus à même d’exprimer efficacement les sentiments s’il ne les ressent pas. C’est là le « paradoxe » : moins on ressent, plus on fait ressentir.
Comme toujours avec les essais réussis de Diderot, ont trouve plusieurs phrases bien sonnantes, des échanges vifs, des pensées généralement intéressantes, parfois même pr
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Denis Diderot was a French philosopher, art critic, and writer. He was a prominent persona during the Enlightenment and is best known for serving as co-founder and chief editor of and contributor to the Encyclopédie.

Diderot also contributed to literature, notably with Jacques le fataliste et son maître (Jacques the Fatalist and his Master), which emulated Laurence Sterne in challenging conventions
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