31 octobre 2012

What infuence has Taha Hussein on French culture?

Influenced by French culture and literature, Taha Hussein, called the "Dean of Arabic Literature, began his career after obtaining a doctorate at the Sorbonne University in Paris in 1919 on the theme: "The social philosophy of Ibn Khaldun ". Work supervised by the great French philosopher and sociologist Emile Durkheim. Taha Hussein have also heavily influenced back French culture. To explain that we just have to look at the number of his books translated into French : From about 25 of his works, eleven are available in French... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2012

Nobel Prize for Literature in 2012, deserved prize or gift to calm the game with Beijing ?

Like every time a Chinese won a Nobel Prize, a controversy triggered. We have experienced it in 2000 and 2010 respectively with Gao Xingjian and Liu Xiaobo. This year, the appointment is with Mo Yan.  If Beijing applauded the decision of the Swedish Academy to award the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2012 to the chinese novelist Mo Yan, this choice has not rained for Chinese dissidents. The "People's Daily", the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party, has immediately hailed his award and sent his "congratulations" to... [Lire la suite]
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