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Nobel lecture by 2008 Literature laureate Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

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Nobel lecture by 2008 Literature laureate Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio
- Wednesday 17 December 2008.
Nobel LectureDecember 7, 2008
In the forest of paradoxes.
Why do we write? I imagine that each of us has his or her own response to this simple question. One has predispositions, a milieu, circumstances. Shortcomings, too. If we are writing, it means that we are not acting. That we find ourselves in difficulty when we are faced with reality, and so we have chosen another way to react, another way to communicate, a certain distance, a time for reflection.
If I examine the circumstances which inspired me to write-and this is not mere self-indulgence, but a desire for accuracy-I see clearly that the starting point of it all for me was war. Not war in the sense of a specific time of major upheaval, where historical events are experienced, such as the French campaign on the battlefield at Valmy, as …