By Stefan Zweig
Édition enrichie de Jean-Pierre Lefebvre comportant une préface et un file sur le roman.
Un médecin colonial, qui se morfond dans un village de Malaisie, se prend de ardour pour une femme de l. a. bourgeoisie, hautaine et froide, venue lui demander de l'aider à avorter. Il l. a. désire et l. a. rejette, violemment. Il los angeles fait chanter... Cette rencontre déclenche en lui une fureur destructrice : l'amok.
Dans cette nouvelle parue en 1922, Zweig exhibe toutes les pulsions d'ordinaire refoulées – ardour morbide, masochisme, égoïsme et orgueil – en parlant de sexualité de manière étonnamment clinique. Il dénonce ainsi le malaise dans los angeles société occidentale, le moralisme qui asservit les hommes comme les femmes.
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I. Robin Hood and the Tinker. NOW it was told before how two hundred pounds were set upon Robin Hood’s head, and how the Sheriff of Nottingham swore that he himself would seize Robin, both because he would fain have the two hundred pounds and because the slain man was a kinsman of his own. Now the Sheriff did not yet know what a force Robin had about him in Sherwood, but thought that he might serve a warrant for his arrest as he could upon any other man that had broken the laws; therefore he offered fourscore golden angels to any one who would serve this warrant.
Thereupon Robin quickened his pace, as did the stranger likewise; each thinking to cross first. ” “Now,” quoth Robin, “by the faith of my heart, never have I had a coward’s name in all my life before. ” “Ay, marry, that will I abide thy coming, and joyously, too,” quoth the stranger; whereupon he leaned sturdily upon his staff to await Robin. Then Robin Hood stepped quickly to the coverside and cut a good staff of ground oak, straight, without flaw, and six feet in length, and came back trimming away the tender stems from it, while the stranger waited for him, leaning upon his staff, and whistling as he gazed round about.