The Department of French

presents a lecture by


Arnaud  Rykner

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3


 L’adaptation face à la critique des dispositifs: Balzac au théâtre et au cinéma  





Tuesday, October 11, 5:00 – 6:30pm

Academic Building (AB), room 4190

15 Seminary Place - CAC



Prof. Arnaud Rykner is an École Normale Supérieure alumnus, a professor at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris 3) as well as a French novelist, playwright, stage director, and essayist. He is a specialist of “nouveau roman,” Nathalie Sarraute, and Marguerite Duras. He has published numerous major scholarly works on literature and theater (José Corti; Éditions du Seuil). He has also directed stage productions of works by Nathalie Sarraute, Dominique Hubin, Maurice Maeterlinck and Bernard-Marie Koltès.


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