TRUISMES: QUÊTE IDENTITAIRE ET TENTATIVE DE REDÉFINITION DE LA NORME HUMAINE AU PROFIT D’UNE VISION POSTHUMAINE

In her novel Truismes, French author Marie Darrieussecq introduces a character alienated by a patriarchal society. Imprisoned in a posthuman body shaped by constant surveillance and visualisation under a dominating masculine norm, her progressive metamorphosis into a sow reflects her attempt to free herself. It also reflects an attempt to redefine the narrative truth towards a more inclusive vision, embracing all the living.

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