Louis Bertrand (20 March 1866 in Spincourt, Meuse – 6 December 1941 in Cap d'Antibes) was a French novelist, historian and essayist. He was the third member elected to occupy seat 4 of the Académie française in 1925.
Spincourt is a commune in the Meuse department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.
Meuse is a department in northeast France, named after the River Meuse. Meuse is part of the current region of Grand Est and is surrounded by the French departments of Ardennes, Marne, Haute-Marne, Vosges, Meurthe-et-Moselle, and has a short border with Belgium on the north. Parts of Meuse belong to Parc naturel régional de Lorraine. Front lines in trench warfare during World War I ran varying courses through the department and it hosted an important battle/offensive in 1916 in and around Verdun.
Antibes is a Mediterranean resort in the Alpes-Maritimes department of southeastern France, on the Côte d'Azur between Cannes and Nice.
Fayard is a French Paris-based publishing house established in 1857. Fayard is controlled by Hachette Livre.
Michel Serres is a French philosopher, theorist and writer. His works are notable for, while discussing subjects like death, angels and time, incorporating prose and multifaceted perspectives, as well as his unique approach to translating his works from accounts rather than authoritative singular translations.
Henri Troyat was a Russian-born French author, biographer, historian and novelist.
Sibylle Aimée Marie-Antoinette Gabrielle de Riquetti de Mirabeau, Comtesse de Martel de Janville was a French writer who wrote under the pseudonym Gyp.
Jacques de Lacretelle was a French novelist. He was elected to the Académie française on 12 November 1936.
Claude Mauriac was a French author and journalist, the eldest son of the author François Mauriac.
Catherine Clément is a French philosopher, novelist, feminist, and literary critic, born in Boulogne-Billancourt. She received a degree in philosophy from the prestigious École Normale Supérieure, and studied under such luminaries as Claude Lévi-Strauss and Jacques Lacan, working in the fields of anthropology and psychoanalysis. A member of the school of French feminism and écriture féminine, she has published books with Hélène Cixous and Julia Kristeva.
José Cabanis was a French novelist, essayist, historian and magistrate. He was elected mainteneur of the Académie des Jeux floraux in 1965 and a member of the Académie française in 1990.
Amable de Bourzeis was a French churchman, writer, hellenist, and Academician.
Jean-Auguste-Gustave Binet, also known as Binet-Valmer, was a Franco-Swiss novelist and journalist. The trademark element of his style was the almost clinical precision with which he dissected the psychologies and motivations of his characters.
The Prix Méditerranée is a French literary award. It was created in 1984 in Perpignan by the Mediterranean Centre of Literature (CML) in order to promote cultural interaction among the numerous countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. Two awards are handed out every year, the Prix Méditerranée itself and the Prix Méditerranée Étranger. The latter is given to a writer from the Mediterranean basin whose original work has been translated into French.
Dan Franck is a French novelist and screenwriter.
Antoine Albalat (1856-1935) was a French writer and literary critic.
The Prix du livre politique is an annual French literary prize awarded to the best political book published. The €5,000 award was established by Lire la Société, a French group whose goal is to revive interest in public affairs. The prize announcement is one of the events of the Journée du Livre Politique, organized by the group since 1991. The prize is to promote reflection, discourse and political thought.
Laure Adler, née Laure Clauzet is a French journalist, writer, publisher and radio/TV producer.
The prix Contrepoint is a French literary award established in 1971 by a group of young French novelists and journalists. Each year a French-speaking novelist is selected.
The Prix France Télévisions are annual literary awards in France. Since 1995, the national television broadcaster France Télévisions has awarded two prizes, for a novel and an essay. The judging panel consists of 15 television viewers chosen from across France, on the basis of their cover letters.
The grand prix de littérature de la SGDL is a French literary prize created by the Société des gens de lettres in 1947 in order to reward an author for the whole of his work, and which is given during the spring session of the society.
Jules Bertaut was a French writer, historian and lecturer.
René Dumesnil was a French physician, literary critic and musicologist.
Marie Gabriel Mourey was a French novelist, essayist, poet, playwright, translator and art critic.
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The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and millions of public-domain books. In addition to its archiving function, the Archive is an activist organization, advocating for a free and open Internet.