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THE PHILOSOPHICAL CITY OF RABELAIS AND ST TERESA— LE CORBUSIER AND EDOUARD TROUIN'S SCHEME FOR ST BAUME

Flora Samuel

in Literature and Theology

Volume 13, issue 2, pages 111-125
Published in print June 1999 | ISSN: 0269-1205
Published online June 1999 | e-ISSN: 1477-4623 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/litthe/13.2.111
THE PHILOSOPHICAL CITY OF RABELAIS AND ST TERESA— LE CORBUSIER AND EDOUARD TROUIN'S SCHEME FOR ST BAUME

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In the years following the Second World Ward, Edouard Trouin and the architect Le Corbusier put enormous effort into a design for a city and underground basilica focussing on the grotto of Mary Magdalene in St Baume in the south of France. The spiritual programme for the project was to be governed by a synthesis of ideas derived from the works of Rabelais and St Teresa, an unlikely combination. What follows is an exploration of their influence on the development of this ambitious scheme.

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