Kessel reporter : de la chose vue à la chose lue

Abstract : As the reporter discovers worlds he ignores everything about, he has to be quick and good at seeing in order to report them to the reader, so that what he saw turns into what is read. The entanglement of the reporter’s vision and of his writing leads Kessel to diversify his positions to gain in narrative efficiency. Whether reality stays opaque or is able to be deciphered, the reporter lets one know or lets one see. By knowing how to see and by not knowing how to see, Kessel demonstrates that he knows how to make one see, through the combination of what is lived and what is seen. The hold of the story is all the more obvious as Kessel knows how not to see, that is to say when he compensates for his lack of vision to report on scenes he did not understand or did not even witness. In all these situations, the essence of writing a report is to tell a story.
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Jonathan Barkate. Kessel reporter : de la chose vue à la chose lue. Arts et Savoirs, Revues.org, 2017, Savoir voir, ⟨https://aes.revues.org/986⟩. ⟨hal-01542817⟩

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