Bernard Pingaud is confirmed dead at the age of 96.
Bernard was best known as a French writer.
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Bernard Pingaud, death at the end of the writing
Bernard Pingaud
Born12 October 1923
Died25 February 2020(2020-02-25) (aged 96)
NationalityFrench
OccupationWriter
Political partyPS
Bernard Pingaud (12 October 1923 – 25 February 2020) was a French writer.
Contents
1 Biography
2 Works
2.1 Novels and Stories
2.2 Essays
3 References
Biography
Pingaud studied at the LycĂ©e Pasteur de Neuilly in Neuilly-sur-Seine and LycĂ©e Henri IV in Paris. In 1943, he enrolled at the École normale supĂ©rieure, and then became the debate secretary for the National Assembly until 1974. He published his first novel in 1943, titled Mon beau navire.
During the Algerian War, Pingaud was one of the people who signed the Manifesto of the 121. In 1968, he founded the Union des écrivains with Jean-Pierre Faye and Michel Butor. After leading the union until 1973, Pingaud led the group Secrétariat à l'Action Culturelle of the Socialist Party until 1979. In 1981, Jack Lang appointed him as President of the Commission de réflexion sur la politique du livre et de la lecture. In 1982, he published the "Pingaud-Barreau" report.
From 1983 to 1987, Pingaud served as a cultural adviser for the Embassy of France in Cairo. From 1990 to 1993, he was President of the Maison des écrivains et de la littérature in Paris. He was one of the primary writers for the magazine L'Arc.
Pingaud lived in Collias from 1997 until his death. He was the father of Denis Pingaud.
Bernard Pingaud died on 25 February 2020 at the age of 96.
Works
Novels and Stories
Mon beau navire (1946)
L’Amour triste (1950)
Le Prisonnier (1958)
La ScĂšne primitive (1965)
La Voix de son maĂźtre (1973)
L’Imparfait (1973)
Adieu Kafka (1989)
Bartoldi le comédien (1996)
Tu n’es plus là (1998)
Au nom du frĂšre (2002)
L’Andante inconnu (2003)
Mon roman et moi (2003)
L’Horloge de verre (2011)
Vous (2015)
Essays
Hollande (1954)
Mme de la Fayette (1959)
Tonia Cariffa (1961)
Inventaire (1965)
Entretiens (1966)
Comme un chemin en automne, Inventaire II (1979)
Le livre Ă  son prix (1983)
L’ExpĂ©rience romanesque (1983)
Les infortunes de la raison (1992)
Les Anneaux du manĂšge. Écriture et littĂ©rature (1992)
Écrire (2000)
La Bonne Aventure (2007)
Une tĂąche sans fin (1940-2008) (2009)
L’Occupation des oisifs (2013)
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