Prix Goncourt


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Prix Goncourt

(French ɡɔ̃kur)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) an annual prize for a work of French fiction
[C20: after the Académie Goncourt, which awards the prizes, founded by the will of Edmond Goncourt (1822–96), French writer]
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Noun1.Prix Goncourt - an award given annually for contributions to French literature
accolade, honor, laurels, honour, award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
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At 70, she published her first bestseller, "The Lover," and won the Prix Goncourt, France's highest literary honor.
The Prix Goncourt, France's most prestigious literary prize, is awarded annually in early November.
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Pour redonner a la langue de Moliere son prestige, le chef d'Etat francais a nomme Leila Slimani, laureate du Prix Goncourt 2016, comme sa conseillere sur la francophonie.
His first, HHhH, was well received in France and the world over, winning him the Prix Goncourt, a prestigious prize given for the 'most imaginative prose work of the year'.
Slimani won the Prix Goncourt, France's most prestigious literary prize, for the novel in 2016.
Last year's Prix Goncourt — France's most prestigious literary award — went to Moroccan writer Leila Slimani for her Chanson Douce .
Son livre retenu dans la premiere selection du prix Goncourt a suscite un vif interet et depuis quelques jours il enchaine les interviews et devient un visage familier sur les ecrans de television.
Kamal Daoud's day job is writing for a French-language daily in Oran, Algeria's second-biggest city, but he is a big new name in French literature, having won the prestigious Prix Goncourt last year for his first novel.
The winner of the 2013 Prix Goncourt (France's highest literary prize), is ostensibly far from his previous crime novels, but it shares the complexity of character and richness of story he's become known for.
The Guardian news company revealed on Tuesday that France's top literary award, the Prix Goncourt, has been won by Arabic and Persian scholar Mathias Enard for his title Boussole.
Les membres de l' Academie Goncourt seront a Tunis, mardi 27 octobre, pour annoncer au musee du Bardo la troisieme selection du jury, derniere etape avant l'attribution du Prix Goncourt 2015, le 3 novembre a Paris.