Barthes is Back / carte blanche Chantal Thomas
Chantal Thomas, an author and researcher, has written many essays, including on Sade and Marie-Antoinette. In 2002 she won the Fémina Prize for her novel Les Adieux à la reine (Seuil, 2002), which Benoit Jacquot brought to the screen. Since then, she has written Le Testament d’Olympe (Seuil, 2010) and L’Échange des princesses (Seuil, 2013). She attended Roland Barthes courses and wrote Pour Roland Barthes (Seuil, 2015), “an exercise in admiration and gratitude”, to mark the centenary.
Chantal Thomas invites:
Jean-Claude Bonnet, historian of literature and writer (France)
Colette Fellous, author (France)
Ryoko Sékiguchi, author (France and Japan)