Marguerite Yourcenar

Marguerite Yourcenar (1903-87) wrote plays, stories, poems, and novels, notable Memoirs of Hadrian. She was the first woman to be elected to the Academie Francaise.


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Memoirs of Hadrian

Marguerite Yourcenar; Translated from the French by Grace Frick in Collaboration with the Author
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Both an exploration of character and a reflection on the meaning of history, Memoirs of Hadrian has received international acclaim since its first publication...


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Dreams and Destinies

Marguerite Yourcenar, Translated by Donald Flanell Friedman
Palgrave Macmillan

The final untranslated work of Marguerite Yourcenar available for the first time in English.


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That Mighty Sculptor, Time

Marguerite Yourcenar; Translated by Wlater Kaiser
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

This posthumously published collection of essays takes up such diverse subjects as the poet Oppian, Tantrism, the feasts of the Christian year, Durer, the...


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Dear Departed

Marguerite Yourcenar
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks


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Two Lives and a Dream

Marguerite Yourcenar
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

This book of three novellas was first published in Paris in 1982, where it was hailed as the finest book of novellas since Flaubert's Trois Contes....


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Oriental Tales

Marguerite Yourcenar
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The Dark Brain of Piranesi

Marguerite Yourcenar; Translated by Richard Howard
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Fires

Marguerite Yourcenar
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks


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The Abyss

Marguerite Yourcenar; Translated by Grace Frick
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Marguerite Yourcenar instantly assumes command of our imagination in her novel The Abyss. Almost before we know it the author establishes a scene and time, and...


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Coup de Grace

Marguerite Yourcenar; Translated by Grace Frick
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Set in the Baltic provinces in the aftermath of World War I, Coup de Grace tells the story of an intimacy that grows between three young people hemmed in by...


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A Coin In Nine Hands

Marguerite Yourcenar
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks


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