Pascal Bruckner (2499 words)


Pascal Bruckner, often categorised with Bernard-Henri Lévy, André Glucksmann and Alain Finkielkraut as one of the “New Philosophers” group, has established a distinctive profile both as essayist and as novelist, winning prizes for both formats, notably the “Prix Médicis de l’Essai” for La Tentation de l’innocence [The Temptation of Innocence] in 1995 and the Prix Renaudot for Voleurs de beauté [Robbers of Beauty] in 1997. His influence has become more marked as his analyses of political, social and sexual attitudes have appeared to many to be ever more pertinent, and works by him have been variously translated into several European languages.

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Citation: Gascoigne, David John. "Pascal Bruckner". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 02 July 2010 [, accessed 19 August 2022.]

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