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Marguerite Yourcenar

Reading the Visual (Legenda\Studies in Comparative Literature, 5)

by Nigel Saint

  • 134 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by European Humanities Research Centre .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • French,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • literature,
  • Books & Reading,
  • European - French

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12256347M
    ISBN 101900755394
    ISBN 109781900755399

    Title: Memoirs of Hadrian (A Kangaroo book) Author(s): Marguerite Yourcenar ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Pocket Books/Kangaroo, New York, USA Availability: Amazon UK Amazon CA. At that point, Yourcenar had published almost a score of books (plus translations of other writers’ work) in French, but only three of them, “Coup de Grâce,” “Memoirs of Hadrian,” and Author: Joan Acocella.

    Marguerite Yourcenar, Matthieu Galey (). “With Open Eyes: Conversations with Matthieu Galey”, Boston: Beacon Press. Marguerite Yourcenar was born in into a patrician Franco-Belgian family. (Yourcenar is an anagram of her real name à particule, de Crayencour.) Her mother died of puerperal fever shortly after her birth, and she was brought up by her father, a great reader and traveler, who taught her Latin and Greek and read the French classics with her.

    The Abyss is one of the two books that haunted Marguerite Yourcenar during her whole life, the other one being the famous "Memoirs of Hadrian". Zenon, the Hero of the Abyss, is much closer to the author as he shares with her the passion for the unknown countries of /5(5).   Marguerite Yourcenar (Bruselas, Maine, ) empezó a escribir durante su aristocrática y cosmopolita adolescencia, y siguió escribiendo con prestigio creciente hasta el final de sus días. La herencia legada por su padre le permitió vivir con cierta independencia. Con la Segunda Guerra Mundial emigró a Estados Unidos, donde trabajó como profesora de Brand: Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial Espana.


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Almost before we know it, the author establishes a scene (a road in northern France) and time (the second quarter of the sixteenth century), and engages us in the fate of two cousins.

The younger, sixteen-year-old Henry Maximilian, has set out to become /5(17). Marguerite Yourcenar a revu la composition de son recueil en et enafin de n’y retenir que dix de ces courts récits tirés tantôt de fables, de légendes ou de textes littéraires authentiques, tantôt de superstitions ou de faits divers contemporains.

Writing mostly in French, Yourcenar was a prolific writer, contributing numerous novels, articles, essays, poems, plays, memoirs to modern literature. A heart stroke was followed by Marguerite’s death on December, 17, at Mount Desert Hospital, Maine. She is buried in Somesville, Maine. Buy Books by Marguerite Yourcenar.

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