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Colette (Eng)

This is my real name, my father was Captain Colette. My name is Sidonie-Gabrielle. You laugh? For my mother, I was her treasure of gold.

At 20, I married Willy, a writer. He introduced me to all this beautiful world of literature and music … and I fell into it. It encourages me to write my memories of school…

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Pierre Bourdieu (Eng)

I am Pierre Bourdieu, a sociologist, and they say that my thought has exerted considerable influence in the social sciences. I come from Béarn, the peasantry, a small village at the foot of the Pyrenees, where they spoke Occitan, and I studied in Pau and then I joined Normale Sup. In fact, I was going to philosophy. I…

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