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Will you have a 10/10 in this test on the name of literary prizes?

2021-06-14T19:45:51.269Z

QUIZ - Where does the “Renaudot” prize come from? What is the name of the Poets Prize? Try to make a clear round in this Figaro test.



They are the grail of authors.

Their promised land.

Each year, more than two thousand awards officially recognize the talent of a writer.

From the prestigious Goncourt to the most modest palms, they make the reputation of French literary creation.

Some rewards have fun peculiarities.

In addition to giving a nice sum of money, did you know that the Prix de Flore offers its winner a glass of smoked Pouilly, in his name,

"to be enjoyed at Café de Flore throughout the year"

?

An attractive detail for authors seeking recognition.

But where does this

"price" come from

?

In 1050, it designates a

"sum to be paid for the passage on a boat"

, notes the Treasury of the French language.

It was in the 12th century that the word also meant "

" value, importance that we recognize in someone "

.

The ancestor of our literary award appeared in 1486. ​​We then awarded the

prize de

balade

, a

“poetry prize awarded by literary societies”

.

In the 17th century, the

“price”

was also a

“punishment”

.

Who was the first Goncourt laureate?

What is the first name of the Femina Prize?

Try to have a 10/10 on this

Figaro

test

.

Source: lefigaro

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