Lecture by renowned writer and journalist Olivier Barrot [fr]
A century of history of the prestigious French publishing house Gallimard, presented by renowned writer and journalist Olivier Barrot.
In partnership with Alliance Française in Ottawa, General Delegation of Alliance Française in the US and the University of Ottawa Centre for Continuing Education
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the University of Ottawa
Journalist and writer Olivier Barrot has presented the literary program Un livre, un jour (A Book a Day) daily on channels France 3 and TV 5 Monde since 1991. He has also worked as a journalist for Le Monde, where he has written the “Books” and “Travel” sections since 1986. He has written a number of recently published books on theatre, cinema, literature and travel.
Olivier Barrot also lectures at the Paris Institute of Political Studies. He teaches film and theatre classes at the University of Montreal and literature at New York University.
“Gallimard, 100 years of publication”
The most prestigious French publisher is turning 100. Its history overlaps almost exactly with the history of world literature.
With the help of exceptionally perceptive collaborators such as Jacques Rivière, Jean Paulhan, André Malraux, Albert Camus and Philippe Sollers, Gallimard publishes the best of all genres, from poems to detective novels, in its famous white-cover paperback or in its prestigious Bibliothèque de la Pléiade collection: Sartre, Joyce, Faulkner, Proust, Char, Claudel, Le Clézio, Pirandello, Conrad, Borges, Breton, Valéry, Hemingway, Ionesco, Nabokov, Lévi-Strauss, Jünger, Céline, Lorca, among many others.
Lecture “Gallimard, 100 years of publication” by French writer and journalist Olivier Barrot
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 7:00 pm
Location: University of Ottawa, 55 Laurier Avenue East (12th floor of Desmarais building)