Alfred de Musset by Ariane Charton

By Ariane Charton

'Un poète peut parler de lui, de ses amis, des vins qu’il boit, de l. a. maîtresse qu’il a ou qu’il voudrait avoir, du temps qu’il fait, des morts et des vivants, des sages et des fous : mais il ne doit pas faire de politique.'

Enfant bad du romantisme, Alfred de Musset (1810-1857) fut considéré de son vivant comme un météore qui n’avait jamais donné l. a. pleine mesure de son expertise. On ne voulait voir en lui qu’un auteur de comédies charmantes, de contes légers et de poèmes lyriques. l. a. Confession d’un enfant du siècle fut publiée dans une sorte d’indifférence : il ne chercha jamais à dissiper ces malentendus. Observateur désabusé d’une époque qui l’ennuie, il est pourtant celui qui dit le mieux le désenchantement de sa génération. Trop souvent réduit à sa réputation d’écrivain sentimental et à sa liaison avec George Sand, Musset est notre contemporain : parce qu’il position sa vie et son œuvre sous le signe de los angeles modernité et de los angeles liberté individuelle.

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Cs comulgar con ruedas dc carrcta— claro que por la misma raz6n habria que romper relaciones con Francia con Pcrii—con Bolivia—con Luxemburgo no debiera movermc dc Chile pero quien cngordaria con eso. 54 IF T H E P OPE D O E S N ’ T B R E A K W I T H T H E U S A if the Kremlin doesn’t break with the USA if Luxembourg doesn’t break with the USA why the hell am I supposed to do it someone might be good enough to tell me what the hell do you expect o f meec . .! S. —I’m not about to buy that crap— ok then for the same reason we ought to break relations with France with Peru—with Bolivia—with Luxembourg I shouldn’t ever set foot outside o f Chile but who’d get fat on that.

Who do you think you’re talking to, some nut? God I wish it were really daytime. It’s cold but I’m hot It’s hot but I’m freezing to death. I said it was cold but I lied To tell the truth, even the rocks arc melting I can see that for myself: False! I don’t see anything! M y eyes arc hermetically sealed! The important thing is that I feel bad That gnawing pain in my stomach The vertigo that never goes away. Bad, hell: I feel perfcct! I never felt better in my life! I wish I felt miserable! Look closely and you’ll see I’m laughing blood and tears.

I propose that instead o f butterflies we put crabs in the gardens —that would be better— can you imagine a world without beggars? I propose that we all become catholics or communists or anything you say it’s a question o f putting one word in the place o f another I propose we purify the water by the authority vested in me by this beggar’s staff I propose that the pope grow a mustache I am undone by hunger I propose that somebody give me a sandwich and then to have the monotony over with I propose that the sun rise in the west.

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