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By Glenway Wescott, David Leavitt

ISBN-10: 1590170814

ISBN-13: 9781590170816

Like Wescott's outstanding novella The Pilgrim Hawk (which Susan Sontag defined in The New Yorker as belonging "among the treasures of 20th-century American literature"), Apartment in Athens matters an strange triangular dating. during this tale approximately a Greek couple in Nazi-occupied Athens who needs to proportion their dwelling quarters with a German officer, Wescott levels an excessive and unsettling drama of lodging and rejection, resistance and compulsion—an account of political oppression and religious fight that also is a parable concerning the expenditures of closeted identity.

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Ces interventions portent d'abord sur certains détails de l'orthographe : ajout du trait d'union omis entre le verbe à l'impératif et son pronom complément ou entre le nom précédé d'un démonstratif et l'adverbe de renforcement « là », rétablissement d'épellations fautives et, plus souvent, correction d'accents. D'autres, par contre, sont d'ordre grammatical : les plus fréquentes ont consisté soit à rétablir un accord défectueux, compte tenu du souci habituel de Beaugrand à cet égard, soit à modifier le mode d'un verbe dans une subordonnée selon la conjonction ou la tournure employée, ce qui revient souvent, là encore, à une simple question d'accent circonflexe.

119. 50. « La Chasse-galerie », la Patrie, 7 avril 1900, p. 8. 51. Gustave Comte, « Notes d'art », les Débats, 29 avril 1900, p. 2 ; dans le même numéro est aussi reproduit « Macloune ». À ce moment-là, le journal les Débats est en pleine période franc-maçonne. 52. Léon Gérin, « Notre mouvement intellectuel », Mémoires et comptes rendus de la Société royale du Canada, mai 1901, p. 150. 53. Charles ab der Halden, « M. H. Beaugrand. La Chasse-galerie et autres légendes », dans Études de littérature canadienne-française, 1904, p.

Le 28, il prononce une conférence intitulée « A Legend of thé North Pacific », qui sera publiée en version française dans la Patrie. Son périple, qui dure jusqu'en avril 1893, le conduit au Japon, en Chine, en Asie du Sud-Est, en Inde puis, via Aden, au Caire et à Rome, de nouveau en France, d'où il rentre à Montréal en mai. Comme d'habitude, il envoie des correspondances à la Patrie. À compter de cette époque, toutefois, à cause de ses problèmes de santé, Beaugrand se désintéresse peu à peu de la direction de son journal et entre dans ce qu'on peut appeler une demi-retraite, qui lui laisse plus de loisir pour ses activités intellectuelles, à l'Alliance française ou à la section montréalaise de VAmerican Folklore Society.

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