La Scouine has 80 ratings and 6 reviews. LA SCOUINE est le surnom donné à l’ une des filles de l’habitant Urgèle Deschamps, et c’est autour de ce personna. La Scouine has 80 ratings and 6 reviews. Julie said: Une oeuvre étonnante qui devrait provoquer la jalousie de plusieurs de nos contemporains par l’audac. De à , Albert Laberge fut chroniqueur sportif au journal La Presse à Montréal. Mais il y fut aussi, simultanément, critique d’art. Membre de l’.
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The heroine or rather the center figure in the tableau, as there are no heroes nor particularly a plotcalled La Scouine as a small child by her classmates to mock her scouihe smell from wetting the bed so often, begins a bully and grows into a virago; she and her whole family are generally motivated by greed, anger, envy, cruelty, and spite, and they are not particularly unrepresentative of the farming community in which they eke out a living in the face of random violence, specifically English political terror, bad weather to reverse which the opportunistic priests urge pietyand the cosmic indifference or bloody-mindedness of fate.
Laberge dwells on bodily functions, on disability both mental and physical, on sex, and on the particularly vicious interpersonal relations of al who not only do not like each other but do not seem capable of liking anyone.
Despite all of which, there are occasional lyrical passages in which the curious physical pleasures of certain farm tasks become an outlet for a kind of sensuousness that is otherwise nonexistent for these characters. It’s grim, almost gleefully so, and had to be privately printed, whereupon it was censured by the Church as a matter of course.
It would be unendurable, probably, if it weren’t quite short and if Laberge didn’t have a poker-faced sense of humor; as it is, its combination of episodic structure and Canadian landscape made me think of it as a sort of cruelly distorted mirror image of L.
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