From the Aesthetic to the Erotic Gaze (II)

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Aina Marti, « From the Aesthetic to the Erotic Gaze (II) », For there she was..., ID : 10670/1.shzvr3


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In Death in Venice, Aschenbach experiences a similar situation to that of Michel. During his holidays in Venice, Aschenbach reconsiders his previous life as an artist and his conception of art, under the inspiration of the young Tadzio, who becomes the representation of Beauty with his young and well-proportioned body. Unlike Michel, Aschenbach dedicates a long time to the contemplation of Tadzio and his reflection about beauty, and it is not until almost the end of the novel that he experien...

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