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Marguerite Duras

Marguerite Duras

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Published by Department of French and Italian, University of Louisiana in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Duras, Marguerite, -- 1914-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementguest editor: Susan D. Cohen.
    SeriesL"Esprit créateur -- vol.30, no.1
    ContributionsCohen, Susan D.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20638274M

    by Marguerite Duras ‧ RELEASE DATE: Ap This diary of a young Resistance member, written during the last days of the French occupation and the first days of the liberation, is only now being published--Duras says she forgot about it during the intervening years, and only recently rediscovered it in a cupboard. The Malady of Death (French: La Maladie de la mort) is a novella by the French writer Marguerite tells the story of a man who pays a woman to spend several weeks with him by the sea to learn "how to love".Author: Marguerite Duras.

    Discover Marguerite Duras famous and rare quotes. Share Marguerite Duras quotations about children, writing and love. A book consists of two layers: on top, the readable layer and underneath, a layer that was inaccessible. Marguerite Yourcenar Novelist. Alain Resnais Film director. Nathalie Sarraute Writer.   This book is written by Marguerite Duras. If you have ever read anything of hers, you would know what I mean. She writes with thoughts instead of sentences, and that alone captivates reader's imagination. This particular creation will inevitably leave a trace in your memory, because her work is not only unforgetable, it is at times disturbing/5(5).

    Marguerite Donnadieu, better known as Marguerite Duras (4 April – 3 March ) was a French writer and film director. She was born in Gia-Dinh (a former name for Saigon), French Indochina (now Vietnam), after her parents responded to a campaign by the French government encouraging people to work in the colony. Marguerite Duras (–) was one of France’s most important literary figures. She is the author of such acclaimed novels as The Lover, The Ravishing of Lol Stein, and The Sailor from Gibraltar and wrote the screenplay for Hiroshima Mon New Press has published translations of her books The North China Lover, The War, and Wartime : New Press, The.


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Looking for books by Marguerite Duras. See all books authored by Marguerite Duras, including L'amant, and Hiroshima mon amour, and more on By Marguerite Duras The War: A Memoir Paperback – August 1, by Marguerite Duras (Author)/5(13).

One of France's most important literary figures, MARGUERITE DURAS is best known in the United States for her novel The Lover, and for her brilliant film script Hiroshima, Mon Amour. She is also the author of many other acclaimed novels (The Ravishing of Lol Stein) and screenplays (Détruire, dit-elle).

Born in Saigon in and died in Paris in /5(). L'Amant = The Lover (The Lover #1), Marguerite Duras The Lover is an autobiographical novel by Marguerite Duras, published in It has been translated to 43 languages and was awarded the Prix Goncourt/5. I felt totally cool reading about Marguerite Duras, the sexpro-alcoholic-filmmaker-war resistance -literary star, 's wide ranging book that includes tips on house keeping, stories of terminal alcoholism, musings on newspaper stories and tv images, brags about literary success, her insane fans and glimpses of her writing by: 1.

Marguerite Duras book Eyes, Black Hair (French: Les Yeux bleus cheveux noirs) is a novel by the French writer Marguerite tells the story of a couple who meet by chance in a small vacation town.

The man is homosexual and has recently fallen in Author: Marguerite Duras. Marguerite Duras, Practicalities (La Vie matérielle) Marguerite Duras speaks to Jerome Beajour Translated from the French by Barbara Bray HarperCollins, Near the end of her life, Duras dictated the pieces which make up this book to Jerome Bray.

Cited by: 1. Hailed in France as "an incomparable pleasure," Marguerite Duras's novel is a spare, beautiful retelling of the dramatic experiences of her own adolescence.

More daring and truthful than any book she wrote previously -- including The Lover, it emphasizes the realities of her youth in Indochina and reveals much that her earlier works concealedCited by: 6. I was 29 when I first read Marguerite Duras's masterpiece, 'The Lover', translated from the French by Barbara Bray.

A revelation and a confrontation in equal measure, it was as if I. In this novel by Marguerite Duras, we get to know a woman named Anne Desbaresdes who, every Friday, brings her child to have piano lessons with a very strict woman, called Madame Giraud.

When there's a murder right under Madame Giraud's apartment, Anne starts frequenting a local bar, situated at the place of the murder to inquire a bit about what happened/5.

Marguerite wasn’t always Duras. She was born Donnadieu, but with the publication of her first novel, “Les Impudents,” inshe went from Donnadieu to Duras and stayed that way. Duras writes a semi-autobiographical novel of a young girl in s French Indochina who falls in love, or better said becomes the object of the love of a young, wealthy Chinese man.

The book's languid path flows like the Mekong River past the colonial city of Saigon, through family and memories and adolescence, ripe with sexuality and taboos/5(). Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Marguerite Duras books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Marguerite Donnadieu, known as Marguerite Duras (French: [maʁ.ɡə.ʁit dy.ʁas]; 4 April – 3 March ), was a French novelist, playwright, screenwriter, essayist, and experimental filmmaker. Her script for the film Hiroshima mon amour () earned her a nomination for Best Original Screenplay at the Academy Awards.

So begins Marguerite Duras’ The Lover, an evocative and sensual novel about a young girl’s affair with a man 12 years her senior, which was first published in Published inL'Amant (The Lover) is a novel based on the real-life story of its author, French writer Marguerite Duras.

Though the protagonist, a year-old girl, a remains unnamed, it's. Free download or read online The Lover pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in September 1stand was written by Marguerite Duras. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fiction, cultural story are,/5. Description: Marguerite Duras is France's best-known and most controversial contemporary woman writer. Duras' influence extends from her early novels of the 's to her radically innovative experimental autobiographical text of the 's The Lover Leslie Hill's book throws new light on Duras' relationship to feminism, psychoanalysis, sexuality, literature, film, politics.

Duras’s best-known novel has been reissued in an Everyman’s Library edition, alongside her “Wartime Notebooks” and “Practicalities,” a collection of essays.

In her book Practicalities, the French novelist and film-maker Marguerite Duras says many shocking things about what it means to be a woman and a writer. One of her most striking statements Author: Olivia Laing. The Lover was written when Duras and floats delicately in that soft, nebulous space between memoir and make-believe.

Duras recreates Author: Lucy Sweeney Byrne.An international best-seller with more than one million copies in print and a winner of France's Prix Goncourt, The Lover has been acclaimed by critics all over the world since its first publication in Set in the prewar Indochina of Marguerite Duras's childhood, this is the haunting tale of a tumultuous affair between an adolescent French girl and her Chinese lover/5(36).

When Marguerite Duras was published in France init reached the top of the bestseller lists immediately, and Duras, who had led an unapologetically controversial life, was propelled once again into the headlines.

The author of The Lover, Hiroshima Mon Amour, and The War: A Memoir, Duras has long been a symbol of France's complex role in World 4/5(1).