Christian Bobin

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Christian Bobin
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Born (1951-04-24) April 24, 1951 (age 63)
Le Creusot, Saône-et-Loire
Occupation Essayist, poet
Nationality French
Period 1977-present
Genre Essay, poetry, christian works
Notable works Essay: The Very Lowly (1992)

Christian Bobin (born 24 April 1951 in Le Creusot, Saône-et-Loire) is a French author and poet.

He received the 1993 Prix des Deux Magots for the book Le Très-Bas (translated into English in 1997 by Michael H. Kohn and published under two titles: The Secret of Francis of Assisi: A Meditation and The Very Lowly).[1]

Works[edit]

  • Letter Purple (Ed Brandes, 1977)
  • Fire Room (Ed Brandes, 1978)
  • The kiss of black marble (Ed Brandes, 1984)
  • Sovereignty Vacuum (Ed.Fata Morgana, 1985)
  • Man of the disaster (Ed Fata Morgana, 1986)
  • Lady, king, jack (Ed Brandes, 1987)
  • Golden letters (Ed Fata Morgana, 1987)
  • The eighth day of the week (Ed Letters Vives, 1988)
  • Preface Air loneliness of Gustave Roud Fata Morgana 1988
  • The simple magic (Ed Letters Vives, 1989)
  • The missing part (Ed. Gallimard, 1989)
  • Praise of nothing (Ed Fata Morgana, 1990)
  • The peddler (Ed Fata Morgana, 1990)
  • The busy life (Ed Fata Morgana, 1990)
  • The woman next (Ed. Gallimard, 1990)
  • The other face (Ed Letters Vives, 1991)
  • The wonder and the dark (Ed. Paroles d'Aube, 1991) - Interviews with Christian Bobin
  • A small party dress (Ed. Gallimard, 1991)
  • The Very Lowly (Ed. Gallimard, 1992) -- Prix des Deux Magots 1993 Grand Prix of Catholic Literature 1993
  • A useless book (Ed Fata Morgana, 1992)
  • Isabelle Bruges (Ed. Weather, 1992)
  • Heart of Snow (Ed. Theodore Balmoral, 1993)
  • The Expulsion of the world (Ed Letters Vives, 1993)
  • The Unexpected (Ed. Gallimard, 1994)
  • The Exhaustion (Ed. Weather, 1994)
  • A few days with them (Ed. Weather, 1994)
  • The Walking Man (Ed. Weather, 1995)
  • La Folle Allure (Ed. Gallimard, 1995)
  • Good for nothing, as his mother (Ed Letters Vives, 1995)
  • The More than alive (Ed. Gallimard, 1996)
  • Clemence Frog (Ed. Weather, 1996)
  • A conference of Helen Cassicadou (Ed. Weather, 1996)
  • Gael First, King of the abyss and Mornelongue (Ed. Weather, 1996)
  • The day Franklin ate the sun (Ed. Weather, 1996)
  • Give me something that would not die (Ed. Gallimard, 1996) - Black and White 'sEdward Boubat accompanied by texts by Christian Bobin
  • Self-Portrait with radiator (Ed. Gallimard, 1997)
  • Jay (Ed. Gallimard, 1998)
  • The Equilibrist (Ed. Weather, 1998)
  • The mere presence (Ed. Weather, 1999)
  • Self-Portrait with radiator (Ed. Gallimard, 2000)
  • Everyone is busy (Ed. Mercure de France, 1999)
  • Resurrecting (Ed. Gallimard, 2001)
  • The Light of the World (Ed. Gallimard, 2001)
  • The Enchantment and other simple texts (Ed. Gallimard, 2001)
  • Words for a farewell (Ed. Albin Michel, 2001)
  • Christ the poppies (Ed Letters Vives, 2002)
  • Mozart and the rain monitoring A disorder of red petals (Ed Letters Vives, 2002)
  • Louise Love (Ed. Gallimard, 2004)
  • Prisoner in the cradle (Ed. Mercure de France, 2005)
  • A library of clouds (Ed Letters Vives, 2006)
  • The White Lady (Ed. Gallimard, 2007)
  • The ruins of the sky (Ed. Gallimard, 2009)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Le Prix des Deux Magots" (in French). Les Deux Magots. Retrieved 14 January 2011.