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Henry Bauchau (22 January 1913 – 21 September 2012) was a Belgian psychoanalyst, lawyer, and author of French prose and poetry.[1]

Henry Bauchau
Born(1913-01-22)22 January 1913
Died21 September 2012(2012-09-21) (aged 99)
OccupationPsychoanalyst, author, poet, lawyer
Spouse(s)Mary Kozyrev
ChildrenPatrick Bauchau

He was the father of actor Patrick Bauchau.

BiographyEdit

Henry Bauchau was born in Mechelen, Belgium on 22 January 1913. He became a trial lawyer in Brussels in 1936 and was a member of the Belgian Resistance in the Ardennes during World War II.

He was married to Mary Kozyrev; their son is the actor Patrick Bauchau.[2][3] They lived for a time in Gstaad, Switzerland.

Bauchau died in Paris, France on 21 September 2012, aged 99.

PublishingEdit

From 1945 to 1951 he worked in publishing. In 1946, he moved to Paris.[4] He was a friend of Albert Camus, André Gide, Jacques Lacan, and Jacques Derrida.[5]

AwardsEdit

  • 1990 Royal Academy of Belgian Literature[5]
  • 2002 International Latin Union prize of Romance Language Literatures

WorksEdit

  • Géologie (1958; "Geology"), 1958
  • Gengis Khan, Mermod, 1960 (reprint Actes sud, 1989)
  • La Machination (1969; "The Plot"), (play)
  • Œdipe sur la route, Actes Sud, 1990, ISBN 978-2-86869-510-9
  • La Chine intérieure (1974; "Inner China") (poems)
  • Essai sur la vie de Mao Tsé-toung, Flammarion, 1982, ISBN 2080642235
  • Poésie: 1950-1984, Actes Sud, 1986
  • Le régiment noir, Éperonniers, 1987
  • Diotime et les lions: récit, Actes Sud, 1991, ISBN 978-2-86869-691-5
  • L'écriture et la circonstance, Presses universitaires de Louvain, UCL, 1992
  • Antigone: roman, Actes Sud, 1997, ISBN 978-2-7427-1724-8
  • La déchirure (English: The Tear), Editions Labor, 1998, ISBN 978-2-8040-1337-0
  • Journal d'Antigone: 1989-1997, Actes Sud, 1999
  • L'enfant bleu: roman, Actes sud, 2004, ISBN 978-2-7427-5139-6
  • Le boulevard périphérique: roman, Actes sud, 2008, ISBN 978-2-7427-7169-1
  • Déluge, Actes sud, 2010, ISBN 978-2-7427-8989-4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Henry Bauchau (Belgian author) - Britannica Online Encyclopedia". Britannica.com. 22 January 1913. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 June 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Patrick Bauchau facts". Freebase. 24 August 2012. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
  4. ^ http://www.culturesfrance.com/adpf-publi/fiction/FF01_BAUCHAU_ANG.pdf[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b "The French Publisher's Agency - Title - Diotime et les lions". Frenchpubagency.com. Archived from the original on 24 February 2012. Retrieved 21 September 2012.

BibliographyEdit

  • Surmonte, Emilia, Antigone, La Sphinx d'Henry Bauchau: Les enjeux d'une création (Bruxelles etc., Peter Lang, 2011) (Documents pour l'Histoire des Francophonies. Europe, 24).

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