Ordre des arts et des lettres

French award

The Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters) is an Order of France established on 2 May 1957 by the Minister of Culture. Its supplementary status to the Ordre national du Mérite was confirmed by President Charles de Gaulle in 1963. Its purpose is the recognition of significant contributions to the arts, literature, or the propagation of these fields. Its origin is attributed to the Order of Saint-Michel (established 1 August 1469) as acknowledged by French government sources.
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Author

Anthony Burgess cover

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Anthony Burgess

English writer (1917-1993)

Author

William Faulkner cover

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William Faulkner

American writer

works

40

The Sound and the Fury

novel by William Faulkner

author: William Faulkner

1929

As I Lay Dying

novel by William Faulkner

author: William Faulkner

1930

Light in August

novel by William Faulkner

author: William Faulkner

1932

Pylon

novel by William Faulkner

author: William Faulkner

1935

Sanctuary

novel by William Faulkner

author: William Faulkner

1931

Author

Yasunari Kawabata

Japanese author

works

21

The House of the Sleeping Beauties

Novella by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata

1961

Beauty and Sadness

novel by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata

1964 or 1965 or 1981

Snow Country

novel by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata
illustrator: Keisuke Serizawa

1935 or 1937

The Master of Go

novel by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata
illustrator: Go Seigen

1951 or 1954

The Old Capital

novel by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata
illustrator: Kaii Higashiyama

1962

Author

Susan Sontag cover

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Susan Sontag

American writer and filmmaker, professor, and activist

Author

John Ashbery

poet from the United States of America

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