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Benefactor l’autonomie sans compromis Benefactor est une marue de sous vtements pour personnes en situation de dpendance cre par la socit Tricotage Toulousain PME familiale spcialise dans les sous vtements depuis The Benefactor IMDb An aged philanthropist reunites with the pregnant daughter of his close friends who tragically died in an accident that he feels responsible for causing His inner demon a boy can dream and so he does he dreams and dreams again he dreams he is a young man of means in France between the world wars living a life of leisure a freuent guest in the salon of a certain Frau Anders ah my mistake that is no dream that is his reality this moneyed young gent does dream though dreams of an older woman who wants to control him and who he wants to control dreams of an older man in a sinister one piece bathing suit who also wants to control and debase and to turn him into a puppet he dreams these dreams again and other dreams as well he makes the interpretation of these dreams his life s trajectory uestion what happens to a boy who builds his life around obeying his dreams ambiguous dictates Answer the boy becomes nothing much a hollow shell obsessed with his own navel mind he thinks a lot he talks a lot and he walks a lot he makes friends and loses them he takes his mistress Frau Anders abroad and when her neediness bores him he casually sells her into sexual slavery to some random merchant where she will be raped abused and disfigured the boy doesn t think on that too much at least she s out of his life and now he can go back to pursuing his dreams spoiler Frau Anders shall return repeatedlythis is a beautifully written often haunting always rigorously intellectual book it left me utterly coldironically while I enjoy books with a dreamy flavor and I appreciate the occasional dreamscape I often become very bored very uickly when hearing someone recount their dreams at length unless that dream features me of course and so I became very bored very uickly throughout roughly half of this book the important half Sontag was obsessed with the psychology of dreams when she wrote this and it shows I am less obsessed with such thingsironically while I am sometimes seen as a sort of intellectual by the people in my life especially my family I often become very bored very uickly when surrounded by genuine intellectuals I remember a recent dinner party with some old friends the party included me and the wife of another guest both of us professionals at the top of our careers and reasonably intelligent in our ways the other guests were a high powered trade lobbyist an international union organizer and the CEO of a company focusing on cutting edge science three of the most intelligent people I know the three of them yammered on tirelessly about the responsibility of the individual to their society government and the responsibility of government to the individual society in a way that was fascinating but also distancing intense but also boring the wife and I exchanged many pointed glances our attempts to steer the conversation towards other topics consistently failed The Benefactor reminded me of that endless conversation it was excitingly intellectual and much of it flew over my head and much of it delved into topics in which I haven t the faintest interest I guess in the end I m just not too interested in a boy s dreams or at least this boy s dreams


10 thoughts on “The Benefactor

  1. says:

    a boy can dream and so he does he dreams and dreams again he dreams he is a young man of means in France between the world wars living a life of leisure a freuent guest in the salon of a certain Frau Anders ah my mistake that is no dream that is his reality this moneyed young gent does dream though dreams of an older woman who wants to control him and who he wants to control dreams of an older man in a sinister one piece bathing

  2. says:

    Sontag wrote this the first of her four novels in the early sixties when the Freudian theory of dream interpretation still held water We know today from the work of neuroscientists that there is no consensus on what dreams mean if

  3. says:

    My reading of The Benefactor was unavoidably influenced by simultaneously reading Sontag's essay Against Interpretation Published a f

  4. says:

    This is Susan Sontag's first novel and the first thing I have read by her I read it because it is on the 1963 list of My Big Fat Reading Project and because I am reading everything I can by women known to be intellectuals

  5. says:

    When I was little one of my brothers and I came across a movie on HBO and the scene we saw scared the bejeebus out of me I saw the movie again in high school during a lecture on dreams in a psychology class and was re traum

  6. says:

    I hated itHipp

  7. says:

    I think this novel set itself an impossible task So it's not surprising that it failed; but still it failed for me It primarily talks about respectability the interaction between the individual and society This interaction is a recursive problem a hall of mirrors So Sontag speaks of it with metaphors that become signifiers for th

  8. says:

    Sontag's book is a strange dream like tale about Hypolite and his decisions in life but above all that is a novel about ideas In all the book you can perceive the deepness of Sontag's thoughts about a lot of topics but specially about dreams The final part is just fantastic

  9. says:

    boring if i want to hear about peoples boring dreams i'll read the script to Nightmare on Elm Street 3 the dream warriors

  10. says:

    You would never know the result until you read the last paragraph Also DREAMS and I felt like I am a wonderer in the world

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