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Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

French writer and Nobel Prize winner

1940   -  

movement: Nouveau Roman
country of citizenship: France, Mauritius
native language: French
educated at: University of Bristol, Aix-Marseille University, University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis
occupation: writer, translator, novelist, essayist, children's writer, journalist
award received: Nobel Prize in Literature, Officer of the Legion of Honour, Prince Pierre Award, Stig Dagerman Prize, Prix Renaudot

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Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio (French: [ʒɑ̃ maʁi ɡystav lə klezjo]; born 13 April 1940), usually identified as J. M. G. Le Clézio, is a French writer and professor. The author of over forty works, he was awarded the 1963 Prix Renaudot for his novel Le Procès-Verbal and the 2008 Nobel Prize in Literature for his life's work, as an "author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explorer of a humanity beyond and below the reigning civilization".
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Une lettre de J. M. G. Le Clézio ( 2006 )

essay by Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

author: Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

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