Alliance Française of Rio performs chat with the French journalist and writer Gilles Lapouge followed by the launch of his book “Dictionary of passionate Brazil”. The event is part of the official calendar of the celebrations of 130 years of the French Alliance in Brazil
Book merges with literary language report, testing and chronic, and portrays the country in an engaging manner, love, beyond criticism fleeing stereotypes
The Botafogo French Alliance receives on 8, on wednesday, às 19h30, French journalist and writer Gilles Lapouge for a chat about his latest book “Dictionary of passionate Brazil”, in French, “Dictionary Lovers Brazil” (Publisher Amarilys, 334 pages, R$ 59,00), released to critical acclaim in France, in 2011. The event is free and is part of the commemorative programming 130 years of the French Alliance in Brazil.
On 1951 the writer came to Brazil and, since then, contributes to the newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo, even after returning to France, in 1953, where she lives today. De norte in the, Gilles Lapouge became a knowledgeable and passionate about Brazil. The affection for the country, sharp criticism and a poetic look make the book “Dictionary of passionate Brazil” a work that goes beyond the carnival picture and the exuberant nature.
The conference has limited spaces in order of arrival and the removal of passwords can be made at the Alliance Française Gallery 1 hour before the event.
Gilles Lapouge writer is an extensive literary work. Released several books, some not yet translated into Portuguese, although, mostly speak of Brazil. Among them, are: Utopia and civilizations (in Portuguese “Utopia and civilizations”), 1973, em coautoria com e Olivier François Châtelet Revault Allonnes; The model without Revolution (” The revolution without model”), 1974; The Battle of Wagram (“The Battle of Wagram”), 1987; The snow Noise (“The snow Noise”); Need mirages (“Need mirages”), 1998; Goodbye Amazon (in Brasil, published on the Internet, 2000); The Pirates (“The Pirates”), 2001; Mission borders (“The Border Mission”), 2002; Les Bois lovers (“The woods of love”), 2006; The traveler's Ink (“The traveler Ink” - Fémina Award best essay), 2007; The Legend of geography (“The Legend of geography”), 2009.
About the Alliance Française
The French Alliance celebrates 130 years of activities in Brazil 2015. Besides being a reference in the language, she is, no doubt, the most respected institution and known the world, when it comes to the spread of the French language and Francophone cultures. She has, currently, more than 850 units 135 countries, where they study about 500.000 students. In France, it has schools and cultural centers for foreign students. Brazil has the world's largest network of French Alliances with 40 associations and 69 units.
It is the only institution in Brazil authorized by the Embassy of France, to apply the tests that give access to international diplomas DELF and DALF, recognized by the French Ministry of National Education. The French Alliance is also the center of official exams for the application of international tests valid for two years TCF (The French Knowledge Test) and TEF (French Assessment Test) and the national test valid for one year Capes (recognized by agencies CAPES and CNPq MEC). The French Alliance in Brazil develops partnerships with numerous French and Brazilian companies as well as being an essential actor Franco-Brazilian cultural dialogue.
Chat and book launch “Dictionary of passionate Brazil”
Publisher Amarilys, 334 pages, R$ 59,00
Date: 08 April, on wednesday, às 19h30
Local: Botafogo auditorium of the Alliance Française
Rua Muniz Barreto, 746
Limited seats in order of arrival.
Withdrawal of passwords in the Alliance Française Gallery 1 hour before the event