Abstract ( Poétique et exotisme chez Victor Hugo et Koutchoukalo Tchassim.)

Poetry is, in its mystical essence, a co-birth, a meeting between
the poet’s inner world and the outside world, leading to a fruitful

metamorphosis. On the path of the exploration of the real and fictional
worlds, Victor Hugo and Koutchoukalo Tchassim stand in the field of great
work with the use of rhythm, images of an exuberant lexicon of exotic
landscape designations. Both poets have acquired a cosmic consciousness where
there is no separation between the great self, homo maximus, and the
world. On the one hand, beginning with Les plaies (2016) through Je ne suis
pas que négatif (2017) and leading to Elle (2019), Tchassim, by witnessing a
world of paradoxes, invites the reader to the table of a menu of words that
leads them in a baroque universe, reflection of postmodernity. On the
other hand, Hugo, one prominent figure of the romantic poetry, crosses
in Les orientales, the western and eastern civilizations with the painting of
the imagined oriental cultures. From a comparative perspective, Kenneth
White’s geopoetic 7

and Charles W. Morris’ semiotic approaches have

permitted to discover both authors’ cosmocultural8

perception through their

activist and humanistic poetic words.
Keywords: Comparative, Humanist, Geopoetics, Paradoxes, Poetic
Speech, Semiotics

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