Henry Bauchau

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Henry Bauchau
Born (1913-01-22)22 January 1913
Mechelen, Belgium
Died 21 September 2012(2012-09-21) (aged 99)
Paris, France
Occupation Psychoanalyst, author, poet, lawyer
Spouse(s) Mary Kozyrev
Children Patrick Bauchau

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

He was the father of actor Patrick Bauchau.

Biography[edit]

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 WWII.

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.

Publishing[edit]

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]

Awards[edit]

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

Works[edit]

  • 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)
  • 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, 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

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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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