March 1, 1939
|Died||February 7, 2017 (aged 77)|
|Alma mater||University of Sofia|
University of Paris
|Spouse(s)||Nancy Huston (?–?)|
|Awards||CNRS Bronze Medal, the Charles Lévêque Prize of the Académie des sciences morales et politiques and the first Maugean Prize of the Académie française and the Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences; he also is an Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres|
Tzvetan Todorov (French: [dzvetɑ̃ todɔʁɔv]; Bulgarian: Цветан Тодоров; March 1, 1939 – February 7, 2017) was a Bulgarian-French historian, philosopher, structuralist literary critic, sociologist and essayist.
He was the author of many books and essays, which have had a significant influence in anthropology, sociology, semiotics, literary theory, thought history and culture theory.
Todorov died on February 7, 2017 in Paris, aged 77.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Tzvetan Todorov, essayiste et historien des idées, est mort". Le Monde. February 7, 2017. Retrieved February 7, 2017.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Media related to Tzvetan Todorov at Wikimedia Commons
- Tzvetan Todorov on the Enlightenment Today, a nineteen-minute interview on Philosophy Bites
- The Tzvetan Todorov Book Interview
- Interview with Tzvetan Todorov: "It is surprising to see so many walls erected in the midst of globalisation", Barcelona Metropolis, num. 78, Spring 2010 Archived 2010-07-01 at the Wayback Machine