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Meet the Writer... en français !
Jean Vallier
Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 5pm
Haskell Library
Part of the series In the Words of Duras

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Duras biographer and former director of the French Institute Alliance Française, Jean Vallier returns to FIAF to speak about the life and legacy of Marguerite Duras. In this special French-language talk, Vallier will give fascinating insight into his writing process and work as the great author’s biographer.

Jean Vallier's first of two projected volumes about Marguerite Duras is a wonderfully detailed and accurate biography of a woman famous for turning her own life into myth.
—Edmund White, The New York Review of Books, October 23, 2008

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In the Words of Duras is created in partnership with the Baryshnikov Arts Center, Anthology Film Archives, and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York. It is made possible with the support of Culturesfrance, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York, the Délégation Générale de l’Alliance Française, the Florence Gould Foundation, and FACE.

Winter 2010 Season Sponsors: American Airlines, the official airline of FIAF; the Cultural Services of the French Embassy; Culturesfrance; the Florence Gould Foundation; New York City Dept. of Cultural Affairs;
and New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency.

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