Definition of Prix goncourt
1. Noun. An award given annually for contributions to French literature.
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Literary usage of Prix goncourt
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1. French Literature of the Great War by Albert Schinz (1920)
"It may be due to that fact, or to some other cause, but this second work does not seem equal to the first, and one suspects that the prix goncourt was in ..."
2. The Condition and Prospects of Imaginative Literature at the Present Day by Alexander Maxwell (1905)
"In the novel which won the prix goncourt last year ... Certainly the book deserved the prix goncourt. It combines the knowledge of a Royal Commission with ..."
3. The Chautauquan by Chautauqua Institution (1913)
"... which recently won the prix goncourt. This prize is offered by the academy founded by the late Edmond de Goncourt, one of the well-known literary ..."
4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"The author, Roger Vercel, won the prix goncourt in 1934; his most important novel is Capitaine Conan. [p. 406] PIO BAROJA has long enjoyed the distinction ..."