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French Authors at Pune International Literary Festival!

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Date(s) - 03/12/2022
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The Alliance Française de Pune and the French Institute of India have invited renowned authors Nathalie Azoulai and Fabien Chartier to take part in the Pune International Literary Festival. The writers will participate in panel discussions as part of the festival programme and interact with French learning students at the premises of the Alliance Française de Pune.

Panel Discussions at PILF 2022
Venue: Yashada Grounds, Pune

Date Time Topic of Discussion Speakers
11:15 The Essence of Literature in France  Julia Trouilloud, Nathalie Azalou, Fabien Chartier, Jaya Gadgil
13:05 The Enigma of Relationships & Emotional Motifs  Lalitha Suhasini, Nathalie Azalou
18:05 Rabindranath Tagore  Fabien Chartier

Free and Open to All | Sessions in English | Registration is compulsory via https://bit.ly/3VfmRbg.

Nathalie Azoulai

Nathalie Azoulai was born in the Parisian region. She obtained her degree in modern literature from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Saint-Cloud. After teaching for several years, she turned to the world of publishing where she evolved for ten years holding different positions in different publishing houses. In June 2021, she became a jury member for Prix Femina. She is also the author of a new translation of Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf and of a novel which has just been published in 2022, La Fille parfaite. She is currently translating novels by Richard Wright and Deborah Levy from English to French.

Fabien Chartier

Fabien Chartier is a former French teacher at St. Stephen’s College and Delhi University, now teaching English and intercultural management at the University of Rennes (Brittany, France). He wrote a Ph-D thesis on Rabindranath Tagore’s reception in Great Britain and France in 2000. In 2020, he edited, co-prefaced and annotated a 1632-page book on Tagore’s life and works published by Quarto-Gallimard. He is also the co-founder and vice-President of SARI (the French Society of Activities and Research about India).

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