julien gracq


julien gracq

French writer wrote a score of works, including novels, essays, journals, and the literary study Andre Breton: quelques aspects de l'ecrivain. Gracq's fiction displayed the strong surrealist influences of Stendhal and especially Breton, who reportedly admired Au chateau d'Argol (1938), Gracq's first novel. His best-known novel, Le Rivage des Syrtes (1951), was awarded the Prix Goncourt, France's highest literary honour, but Gracq, who maintained an intensely private life and disliked publicity, refused the award.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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