J.M.G. Clézio: Vérité et légendes.Paris: Editions du Chêne, 1999.University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

April 2-May 14: Le Clézio exhibition

Library announces exhibition highlighting Nobel winner J.M.G. Le Clézio

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2:05 p.m., March 20, 2012--The University of Delaware Library announces “J.M.G. Le Clézio,” an exhibition in honor of the visit by Nobel laureate Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio to UD on Thursday and Friday, May 10-11.

A selection of Le Clézio’s works from the holdings of the University of Delaware Library will be on display from Monday, April 2, through Monday, May 14, in the Morris Library entry area.

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Le Clézio won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2008. He is the author of more than 30 novels and collections of short stories and has taught at universities around the world. 

He is also a world-traveler and has written several important essays and travelogues on Central America and Mexico, North Africa, the Indian Ocean, Sub-Saharan Africa and the South Pacific.

As part of his visit to UD, Le Clézio will deliver a keynote address sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures on Thursday, May 10, at 5 p.m. in Clayton Hall. The lecture is open to the public. 

The curator of the library exhibition is Megan Gaffney, senior assistant librarian and coordinator of interlibrary loan and document delivery services in the Access Services Department of the University of Delaware Library, with exhibition design and installation of the physical and virtual exhibition by Laurie Rizzo, assistant librarian, Special Collections Department. 

The exhibition will also be available online starting on April 2.

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