mythomane

mythomane

(ˈmɪθəˌmeɪn)
n
(Psychology) another word for mythomaniac
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Selon Michaux, l'ecriture conduit a l'exces et l'ecrivain est toujours mythomane (10).
En quatre jours, j'etais devenu mythomane. Les simples passants ne me suffisaient plus.
Les exegetes de Gary ont avance diverses raisons personnelles pour lesquelles il aurait cree Pseudo : a) c'etait un ecrivain frustre, ronge par l'amertume, qui avait des comptes a regler avec la critique ; b) c'etait un mythomane ruse de premiere categorie ; c) c'etait un homme mine qui frolait la depression nerveuse.
As Jean-Carlo Fluckiger opened proceedings, so fittingly Claude Leroy closes them, with the proposition that, for the mythomane Cendrars, Moravagine is an avatar of Orion, the redemptive mediator between violence and writing: Orion's constellation, the mark of his punishment, becomes the place of exile of Cendrars's murderous right hand.
Whereas Yeong-gun is a classic mythomane who creates fantasies to fill her memory gaps, Il-sun is a born klepto who can't stop stealing.
An incorrigible mythomane, he told fabulous, seductive tales and obsessively made his agonies, his humor, his confessions, his spellbinding accounts of the lives and work of other artists, his startling poetic expressions the center of all attention.
(6.) Celine: un demystificateur mythomane (Paris: Lettres modemes, 1979) 16, 19.
Psychiatrists discovered that a mythomane may initially lie deliberately and consciously, but gradually comes to believe in what he or she is saying.
"I am an American surrealist." "I am an Italian pagan mythomane." "Anti-establishment mavericks like me are back in fashion.
Obonne, que caracterisent sa gare des voyageurs, son bistrot qu'anime l'intarissable marin mythomane Yves Le Toltec, et surtout ses interminables lotissements pour employes, parmi lesquels le Magnific-Vista ou demeurent les Marcel, semble de faible valeur romanesque.
Although some of West's letters may strike one as the monologues of an egomaniac and mythomane (to use the term West applied to those she thought had mythologized their lives), most of her correspondence is very sociable and engaging.
Les plus vulnerables y reprennent sante, les mythomanes se reconvertissent a la verite, la corruption disparait et les cœurs durs rivalisant de douceur resument les dialogues echanges par les comediens ayant brille par un jeu subliminal.