Bertrand Visage

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Bertrand Visage
Born 8 March 1952 (1952-03-08) (age 65)
Chateaudrun, Eure et Loir, France
Occupation Academic and author
Language French
Notable works Au pays des nains
Tous les soleils
Notable awards Fénéon Prize
Prix Femina
Albert Camus Prize

Bertrand Visage is a French academic and writer.

He was a Professor of Literature in France for 3 years before moving to Italy to teach French literature for 2 years at the University of Catania in Sicily and afterwards at Naples Eastern University. Following a 2 years residence at the French Academy in Rome at the Villa Medici, he returned to Palermo, Sicily as a cultural attaché at the French Embassy. From 1987 to 1992 he taught French literature at the University of Rome and at the University of Naples.[1]

His novels Tous les soleils and Angelica were both set in Sicily. Tous les soleils won the Prix Femina in 1984[2] and Angelica the Albert Camus Prize in 1988.

In 1983 he had won the Fénéon Prize for his earlier novel Au pays des nains


  1. ^ "Les auteurs français contemporains". Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Tous les lauréats du Prix Femina". Femina. Retrieved 2 February 2011.