See also: erotic writing; women's/lesbian writing
An actor graduate of Lecoq's school, Reza has written film scripts, adaptations and plays, including Conversations après un enterrement (Conversations After a Funeral); La Traversée d'hiver (Getting Through the Winter), 'Art' [sic], her most successful theatre work to date, and L'Homme du hasard (Man of Fate). Patrice Kerbrat directs much of her work.
b. 1928, place unknown
Playwright and writer
A writer of Persian and Russian origins, which influence his forty-plus works. His plays include the famous Capitaine Shell, Capitaine Ecco, Le Palais d'hiver (The Winter Palace) and Le Camp du drap d'or (Camp of the Golden Flag). Les Années lumière (The Light Years), an autobiographical novel, is his bestknown work.
See also: theatre
b. 1932, Cannes
Writer and critic
Ricardou's writings blend poetic fiction with guidelines to instruct the reader and theories of textual production showing how texts are generated from narrative and linguistic mechanisms. As organizer of numerous colloquia, Ricardou brought novelists and critics together and made the nouveau roman more visible.
b. 1922, Paris
A literary critic of the so-called Geneva School of criticism, Jean-Pierre Richard's first major publication, Poésie et profondeur (Poetry and