René Sieffert

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René Sieffert
Born 4 August 1923
Achen, Moselle)
Died 13 February 2004(2004-02-13) (aged 80)
Aurillac
Occupation Japanologist
Spouse(s) Simone Mavielle

René Sieffert (4 August 1923 – 13 February 2004) was a French japanologist, professor at the Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales (INALCO).

René Sieffert translated many works and helped bring Japanese literature to French-speaking readers. Also, in 1971, when he was president of INALCO, he created with his wife Simone, the university press Publications orientalistes de France (fr) (POF).

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Works[edit]

Main publications:

  • La Littérature japonaise
  • Les Religions du Japon, ISBN 2716903220
  • Treize siècles de lettres japonaises (2 vol.), ISBN 2716903255
  • Le Japon et la France : images d'une découverte, ISBN 2716900116
  • Théâtre classique, ISBN 2716901856

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Some major translations:

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