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I do not believe one can say for certain. We do notice the similarity between the terrified boy of nine rushing out of the shrubbery toward the solitary peasant whom he does not know and the terrified Siberian prisoner running from his barracks to escape the cruelty of the drunken peasants. But to whom or what does he run? To the memory of the peasant Marey. The peasant interrupts his plowing to comfort the frightened youth, saying to him, "Do stop fearing. Christ be with thee. " (208). When the young boy does not respond, the peasant, Dostoevsky recalls, reached out to sooth his terror: Slowly he stretched out his thick finger, with the black nail soiled with earth, and gently, touched my trembling lips.
2 Harvey R. Greenberg, The Movies on Your Mind (New York: Saturday Review Press, 1975) 75. See Lewis A. Lawson, "Moviegoing in The Moviegoer," in Walker Percy: Art and Ethics, ed. Jac Tharpe (Jackson Press of Mississippi, 1980) 26-42. 3 An explanation of the relationship between the cinema and the Cave is available (Lewis A. Lawson, "Walker Percy's The Moviegoer: The Cinema as Cave," Southern Studies, XIX : 331-54). 4 Further discussion of the Time/Space problem is available in Lewis A. Lawson, "Time and Eternity in The Moviegoer," Southern Humanities Review, 16 (1982): 129-41.
Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein (The Ravishing of Lol V. " Two films, India Song, 1975, and Son Nom de Vénise dans Calcutta désert (Her Venetian Name in Deserted Calcutta), 1976, which make economic use of a shared sound track, are the twin endpoints of the group. Duras's ''Indian Cycle" moves, then, from novel to film. I would like to address the question of the structural relationship binding this group of works whose endpoints describe a wide formal arch between literature and cinema. Most critics interested in any of the texts in the "Indian Cycle" have limited themselves to individual works and have ignored the peculiar coherence of the group as a whole.
Ambiguities in Literature and Film: Selected Papers from the Seventh Annual Florida State University Conference on Literature and Film (Florida State University ... on Literature and Film Selected Papers) by Florida State University Conference on Literature and Film (7th : 1982), Hans P. Braendlin