The present discussion does not seek to cover every aspect of Malraux
's wide-ranging thinking about visual art.
In his need to discredit Malraux
, Todd fails to give him proper credit for his significant achievements.
Thirty years after the demise of the Maison de la Culture, and a quarter century after the death of Malraux
, the "imaginary" museum has at last made a spectacular resurrection, and seems this time to be here to stay.
The Pantheon reburial is only one recent attempt at enshrining Malraux
. In his new biography of the man, Signe Malraux
(1996), Jean-Francois Lyotard, the philosopher famous for having announced the demise of all grand "metanarratives" such as Christianity and Marxism, declared his deep affinity with Malraux
himself italicizes the phrase en attendant.
's novels, like his life, are filled with adventures and political involvement, combined with a brooding pessimism about the destiny of Western man.
This, in essence, is the spirit of culture pour chacun (culture for everyone), which was a term in official use by the culture ministry in the 2000s but was, in rather different form, an underpinning philosophy of Malraux
's culture ministry.
Joel Loehr, da Universidade da Borgonha, Franca, no ambito do Programa de Pos-Graduacao em Letras Neolatinas da Faculdade de Letras da UFRJ, no dia 17 de abril de 2009, e constitui uma sintese de comunicacoes feitas durante varios coloquios dedicados a obra de Andre Malraux
e de artigos publicados em diversas revistas literarias.
These motives amalgamated in the person and career of Andre Malraux
, probably the most celebrated novelist to emerge between the wars.