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essayist , university professor , writer

Philippe Forest is a French author and professor of literature.

Background

Forest, Philippe was born on June 18, 1962 in Paris. Son of Jean and Yvonne Forest.

Education

Diploma, l'Institute d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in French Literature, Sorbonne, Paris, 1991.

Career

French lecturer Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, 1986—1987, St Johns College, Cambridge, Scotland, 1989—1990, Birkbeck College, London, 1991—1995. Teaching assistant University St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland, 1990—1991. Lecturer comparative literature University Nantes, France, 1995—2001, French literature professor France, since 2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (novels) L'Enfant éternel (Prix Femina Premier Roman award, 1997), Toute la nuit (Premio Grinzane Cavour award, 2006), Sarinagara (Prix Decembre award, 2004), Le Nouvel amour.

Connections

Married Helene Lerebours, July 7, 1990. 1 child Pauline.

father:
Jean Forest

mother:
Yvonne Forest

spouse:
Helene Lerebours

child:
Pauline Forest