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Madame de Sade de Yukio Mishima, dans le théâtre classique français et japonais

Abstract : Summer 1772. Renée, the marchioness de Sade, come back to Paris, at Madame de Montreuil's home, her mother. Shortly before, Renée's husband, the sadly notorious marquis de Sade, has fled, purchased by the justice for having hurt some prostitutes in Marseille. Alone with her daughter, whose husband is now dishonored and in disarray, Madame de Montreuil ask her to separate with a husband. But, to her big surprise, Renée refuses. Why does she ? That's precisely to answer this question that Yukio Mishima wrote Madame de Sade in 1965. But soon, beyond the question of this incredible marital fidelity, the author explores in his play the connection that the characters have with the notion of violence and sadism. Mishima skilfully play with the classical codes of japanese and french theater, in order to make out of his play, through the staging and his characters, a theater of cruelty.
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Marc Perrin. Madame de Sade de Yukio Mishima, dans le théâtre classique français et japonais. Littératures. 2019. ⟨dumas-02942648⟩



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