Goncourt


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Synonyms for Goncourt

French writer who collaborated with his brother Edmond de Goncourt on many books (1830-1870)

French writer who collaborated with his brother Jules de Goncourt on many books and who in his will established the Prix Goncourt (1822-1896)

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Awarded annually by the Academie Goncour, the Prix Goncourt prize of just EUR10 is given for "the best and most imaginative prose work of the year".
Jonathan Littell's The Kindly Ones--which won the Prix Goncourt when it was published in French in 2006 caused a storm of controversy with its compelling portrayal of Max Aue, a fictional S.
Sex and Genius' locates Munch, Lovis Corinth and Bonnard within a philosophical and social context that takes us in a breathtaking clutch of paragraphs from the Goncourt brothers to Nietzsche.
Unexpectedly denied the Prix Goncourt in 2005, Michel Houellebecq's The Possibility of an Island reprises themes from earlier books: the unsurpassable exquisiteness of sexual pleasure; the dismal teleology of age and decay, sagging flesh borne down to the tomb unrelieved by spiritual joy or the eschatological promise of an afterlife; persistent human brutishness culminating in an episode of apocalyptic bloodshed.
Rabat - Le Conseil de la communaute marocaine a l'etranger (CCME) a organise, lundi a Rabat, une reception en hommage a l'ecrivain marocain Fouad Laroui, laureat du Prix Goncourt de la Nouvelle 2013 pour son dernier recueil de nouvelles intitule "L'etrange affaire du pantalon de Dassoukine".
Bernard Pivot, a prominent journalist and member of the AcadA[c]mie Goncourt, a French literary organization, warned that "if we allow English to be introduced into our universities and for teaching science and the modern world, French will be vandalized and become poorer.
Consultation includes renovation of the interior and exterior areas Goncourt Residence and Residence St.
Summary: France's top literary prize, the Goncourt, on Wednesday went to Jerome Ferrari for a Corsican epic, set in a village bar on the violence-wracked Mediterranean island.
In 1993, he received the Prix Goncourt -- usually awarded to the author of "the best and most imaginative prose work of the year"-- for The Rock of Tanios, a novel set in 19th century Lebanon in which Shaykh Francis, a Christian Arab, and his illegitimate offspring, Tanios, confront demons that engage both men with "local myths, worldwide political games, treachery, and love.
PARIS, Dhu-AlHijjah 6, 1432, Nov 2, 2011, SPA -- Natural sciences teacher Alexis Jenni won France's most prestigious literary prize, the Prix Goncourt, on Wednesday with a debut novel about France's colonial wars, Reuters reported.
High-school biology teacher Alexis Jenni on Wednesday won France's top literary award, the Goncourt Prize, for his first novel, "L'art francais de la guerre" (The French Art of War).
What on Earth is a French existentialist and winner of France's top literary award, the Prix Goncourt, doing being reviewed here?
Both Degas and Goncourt were conservative in their politics and their tastes, and deplored Lautrec's deviation from his caste in his choice of associates and subjects.
The prestigious Prix Goncourt was finally awarded to a P.
Novels by authors including Jules and Edmond de Goncourt, Rachilde, Emile Zola, Collette, and Francis Jammes are examined to understand how they reflect social values, sexual roles, and the various artistic, intellectual, and literary influences of each of the sub-periods.