Pierre Emmanuel

Noël Mathieu (3 May 1916, Gan, Pyrénées-Atlantiques – 24 September 1984, Paris) better known under his pseudonym Pierre Emmanuel, was a French poet of Christian inspiration. He was the third member elected to occupy seat 4 of the Académie française in 1968, president of PEN International between 1969 and 1971, president of French PEN Club between 1973 and 1976, and the first president of the French Institut national de l'audiovisuel in 1975.


Each year links to its corresponding "[year] in poetry" article (for poetry) or "[year] in literature" article (for prose):


Posthumously published

  • 2001: Tombeau d'Orphée suivi de Hymnes orphiques, édition établie et préfacée par Anne-Sophie Andreu, Lausanne, L'Âge d'homme, coll. Amers, 2001.
  • 2001: Œuvres poétiques complètes, Lausanne, L'Âge d'homme, 2001, t. I, 1940-1963.
  • 2003: Œuvres poétiques complètes, Lausanne, L'Âge d'homme, 2003, t. II, 1970-1984.
  • 2005: Lettres à Albert Béguin : correspondance 1941-1952 (édition établie et annotée par Aude Préta-de Beaufort). Lausanne, Paris : L'Âge d'homme, coll. « Cahiers Pierre Emmanuel » n° 2, 2005. ISBN 2-8251-1921-0.


  • 1950: The Universal Singular: The Autobiography of Pierre Emmanuel (trans. Erik de Mauny), Grey Walls Press: London.
  • 1967: Le monde est intérieur ("The World is Inside")[1]



  1. Web pages titled "Œuvres de Pierre EMMANUEL" Archived 2010-11-20 at the Wayback Machine (for information on years of publication) and "Pierre EMMANUEL (1916-1984)" Archived 2009-02-13 at the Wayback Machine, for identification as works of poetry, at the Académie française website, retrieved July 11, 2010
  2. Web page titled "Pierre Emmanuel, "Jour de colère", "Hymne de la liberté" at the oodoc.com website (translation "Day of Wrath" from Google), retrieved July 11, 2010
  3. Web page titled "Baccalauréat : épreuve anticipée de français" Archived 2010-07-01 at the Wayback Machine (in French), retrieved July 11, 2010
  4. Web page titled "PIERRE EMMANUEL PAPERS" at the Wichita State University Libraries website, retrieved July 11, 2010
Non-profit organization positions
Preceded by
Arthur Miller
International President of PEN International
Succeeded by
Heinrich Böll
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.