MAURICE GENEVOIX – At the commemoration of November 11, Emmanuel Macron announced that Maurice Genevoix would enter the Pantheon.
[Mis à jour le 6 novembre 2018 à 12h48] Emmanuel Macron, during his address in Eparges (Meuse), as part of the celebration of the centennial of November 11, said that Maurice Genevoix would enter the Pantheon. The head of state spoke about this writer, mobilized during the 14-18 war and wounded during the clashes at Eparges, as a "standard bearer" of "those of 14, simple soldiers, officers, involved, called, career soldiers, without hierarchy and generals, but also [d]"In this sense, Emmanuel Macron hopes to honor all the soldiers engaged during the First World War in the Pantheon in 2020," collectively. "Concretely, a plaque of homage will be deposited in the Pantheon.
Maurice Genevoix, he will see his body rest in the famous Parisian monument. On the side of the poet's family, we welcome the president's decision, much desired. "Maurice Genevoix gradually established himself as the spokesman for the soldiers of 1914, and through him returned to the Pantheon and all the soldiers of 1914," rejoiced Julien Larere-Genevoix, the grandson of the author of "Raboliot" . A novelist concerned with retranscribing reality as faithfully as possible, it is in this sense that Maurice Genevoix wrote "Those of 14," a collection of war stories considered an important testimony of World War I.
Elected to the French Academy in 1925 and winner of the Prix Goncourt in 1925, he lives from his death from a heart attack in 1980 to the cemetery of Passy in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. A museum Maurice Genevoix was inaugurated at Saint-Denis-de-l & # 39; Hôtel in Loiret, where the writer spent much of his life. Her pantheonization had already been mentioned, without this leading to her. But "unlike the others, the current president is a great reader of Maurice Genevoix," revealed a regular at Elysee Figaro.
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