Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio: A Retrospective Exhibition Of His Manuscripts


One of France's leading authors, J. M. G. Le Clezio has published novels, short story collections and essays that have earned worldwide recognition. Born in Nice, France, and raised in a bilingual household, Le Clezio moved to England to pursue his education at the University of Bristol and later the University of London. While completing his undergraduate degree, Le Clezio published his first book, The Interrogation (Le Process-Verbal), in 1963. Le Clezio obtained his degree from the Institut d'etudes Litteraires in Nice in 1963 and the following year received an M. A. From the University of Aix-en-Provence. He later completed doctoral studies in Mexican history at the University of Perpignan in 1983.

Le Clezio has taught in colleges and universities around the world including Buddhist University in Bangkok, Thailand, the University of Mexico, and Boston University. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2008.

This exhibition is no longer on view.

Sue Miller
Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio