About Marie-Claire BancquartMarie-Claire Bancquart is a French poet born 1932, in Aubin (Aveyron). She is married to composer Alain Bancquart and she is professor of Literature, University of Paris-4 (Sorbonne). Director of the Sorbonne's Centre for French Poetry, 1945-1970. She has published essays on the Paris of the Surrealists (Seghers); fin de siecle Paris (La Difference); critical edition of Maupassant and has edited Anatole France's work for the Pleiade edition (Gallimard). Her Awards include the Prix Sainte-Beuve (for criticism); Prix de l'essai critique de la ville de Paris (for critical essays) and the Grand Prix de critique de l' Academie française (for criticism).
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