Qu'est-ce qu'une promesse?

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Per Aage Brandt, Annie Prassoloff
Aarhus University Press, 1991 - Literary Criticism - 146 pages
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An examination of the promise looking at aspects ranging from its semiotic value to legal representations and its place in literature. Texts considered include Diderot's "Madame de la Carliere" and Moliere's "Dom Juan".

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About the author (1991)

Danish poet Per Aage Brandt was born in Buenos Aires in 1944. He received his Ph.D. from the Sorbonne, his main areas of training being Romantic Philogy, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature. He has held teaching posts at the three major Danish universities and visiting lectureships and fellowships at the Center for Advanced Behavioral Studies in the Behavioral Sciences Stanford, University of Bologna, University of Rosario (Argentina), Ecole des Hautes Etudes, and College International de Philosophie, Paris. In 2002, he was awarded the Grand Prix de Philosophie by l'Academie fran+aise and was made Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture. He is currently Professor of Cognitive Science at Case Western Reserve University. He has published close to thirty volumes of poetry while also publishing extensively in the fields of semiotics, linguistics, poetics, literary criticism, and aesthetics. Brandt is also active as a jazz pianist.

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