• Short Summary

    IRENE MONESI WAS TODAY (MONDAY) AWARDED THE PRIX FEMINA, FRANCE'S TOP LITERARY AWARD FOR WOMEN.

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  • Description

    IRENE MONESI WAS TODAY (MONDAY) AWARDED THE PRIX FEMINA, FRANCE'S TOP LITERARY AWARD FOR WOMEN.

    MISS MONESI WON THE PRIX FEMINA FOR HER NOVEL 'NATURE MORTE' (STILL LIFE). THE MOTHER OF THREE CHILDREN, MISS MONESI, OR MADAME DEMONES, SAID SHE WOULD NOT ALLOW HER CHILDREN TO READ HER WINNING BOOK. IT DEALS WITH A GIRL'S HATRED OF HER MOTHER AND UNHEALTHY ATTRACTION TO HER FATHER.

    THE PRIX FEMINA CARRIES ONLY A SMALL CASH PRIZE, BUR ITS WINNER IS GUARANTEED TO BECOME A TOP SELLING AUTHORESS.

    THE JURY TO SELECT THE WINNER WAS STILL MEETING TODAY A SHORT TIME BEFORE ITS DECISION WAS ANNOUNCED.

    A FRENCH-CANADIAN AUTHORESS, MARIE-CLAIRE BLAIS, WON ANOTHER AWARD, THE PRIX MEDICIS, FOR HER NOVEL 'UNE SAISON DANS LA VIE D'EMMANUEL' (A SEASON IN THE LIFE OF EMMANUEL).

    MORE THAN SIX FRENCH WRITERS WERE CONSIDERED FOR THE AWARDS. THE JURORS WERE MEMBERS OF THE CERCLE INTERALLIE OF PARIS, A FRENCH LITERARY CLUB.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA0YROBKLEEEAGIC06MFS088WM
    Media URN:
    VLVAA0YROBKLEEEAGIC06MFS088WM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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