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Yourcenar, Marguerite

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Works: 1,314 works in 6,251 publications in 30 languages and 60,831 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Historical fiction  Poetry  Biographical fiction  Interviews  Short stories  Biographies  Novels 
Subject Headings: Authors, French 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Other, Compiler, Honoree, Creator, Narrator, Adapter, Dedicatee, Contributor, Correspondent, pos, pre, tra, Performer
Classifications: PQ2649.O8, 843.912
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Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

615 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 18 languages and held by 4,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictionalized letter from the Roman Emperor Hadrian (A.D. 76 - 138) to his successor, the youthful Marcus Aurelius
The abyss by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

301 editions published between 1950 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 2,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of 16th century Europe. A young man, destined for the Church, rejects his theological studies and takes up with the scientific studies of the times
Oriental tales by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

223 editions published between 1938 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orientales, toutes les créatures de Marguerite Yourcenar le sont à leur manière, subtilement. L'Hadrien des "Mémoires" se veut le plus grec des empereurs, comme Zénon, dans la quête de son "Oeuvre au Noir", paraît souvent instruit d'autres sagesse que celles de l'Occident. L'auteur elle-même, cheminant à travers "Le Labyrinthe du Monde", poursuit une grande méditation sur le devenir des hommes qui rejoint la pensée bouddhiste
A coin in nine hands by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

157 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the space of a day in Rome in 1933, a ten-lira coin passes through the hands of nine people--including an aging artist, a prostitute, and a would-be assassin of Mussolini. The coin becomes the symbol of contact between human beings, each lost in private passions and nearly impenetrable solitude."--Publisher description
Two lives and a dream by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

93 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Rembrandt's Amsterdam, An Obscure Man is the story of Nathanael - innocent, open to experience, borne like Everyman upon the stream of life. In A Lovely Morning, Nathanael's young son joins a touring company of Jacobean actors. Anna, soror ..., the final tale, is an account of illicit passion in the baroque world of Naples
Fires by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

112 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persoonlijke notities van de Belgische schrijfster Yourcenar afgewisseld met moderne versies van verhalen over figuren uit mythologie (o.a. Achilles, Patrocles en Sappho) en geschiedenis (o.a. het Griekse koppel Harmodius en Aristogiton)
Coup de grâce by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

115 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 civil war: Erick, a Prussian fighting with the White Russians against the Bolsheviks; Conrad, his best friend from childhood; and Sophie, whose unrequited love for Conrad becomes an unbearable burden
Mishima : a vision of the void by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On November 25, 1970, Japan's most renowned postwar novelist, Yukio Mishima, stunned the world by committing ritual suicide. Here, Marguerite Yourcenar, a brilliant reader of Mishima and a scholar with an eye for the cultural roles of fiction, unravels the author's life and politics: his affection for Western culture, his family and his homosexuality, his brilliant writings, and his carefully premeditated career and death."--BOOK JACKET
Mémoires d'Hadrien. Suivi des Carnets de notes des "Mémoires d'Hadrien" by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

162 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marguerite Yourcenar trouva un jour cette phrase, dans la Correspondance de Flaubert : " Les dieux n
Œuvres romanesques by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

65 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce volume contient, comme indiqué, tous les ouvrages appartenant à la catégorie du roman, de la nouvelle et du conte de 1929 à 1982. Tous ces textes ont été définitivement revus pour cette édition sans notes qui offre cependant une chronologie et une bibliographie des huit oeuvres publiées
Alexis by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

29 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It was with Alexis that, in 1929, Marguerite Yourcenar began her career as a novelist. Few literary debuts in this centry are quite as astonishing; for this profound analysis of a man's homosexuality was written by a young woman of twenty-four. The novel takes the form of a letter from the protagonist, Alexis, to his wife, Monique. His letter declares that he can no longer continue in the marriage, that he must obey the demands of his own sexuality, against which he has struggled in vain, to achieve a freedom without which he cannot live"--Back cover
Alexis, ou Le traité du vain combat ; suivi de Le coup de grâce by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

111 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans une longue lettre, Alexis "cherche à sortir d'une situation fausse qui est léchec de son mariage." "Le coup de grâce se situe dans les Pays baltes. ... Le sujet central du roman est avant tout une communauté d'espèce, une solidarité du destin chez deux hommes et une femme soumis aux mêmes privations et aux mêmes dangers."--Cover
Sous bénéfice d'inventaire; [essai by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

77 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in French and English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sept essais critiques, par la première femme à entrer à l'Académie française. Principaux auteurs abordés: Thomas Mann, Constantin Cavafy, Selma Lagerlöf, Agrippa d'Aubigné. D'autres essais sont consacrés au château de Chenonceaux et à ses habitants successifs, à ##L'Histoire Auguste## (portraits de 28 empereurs romains), aux ##Prisons imaginaires## de Piranèse (XVIIIe siècle)
Mishima, ou, La vision du vide by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

57 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire et critique littéraires
Anna, soror-- by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

51 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 12 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Récit écrit en 1925, publié en 1935 dans ##La mort conduit l'attelage##. Le lecteur retrouvera l'histoire de cette passion incestueuse au XVIe siècle à Naples, dans le recueil ##Comme l'eau qui coule##. Postface de l'auteur, p. 131-156, écrite en 1981 (M. Yourcenar explique la nature des corrections apportées au texte, etc.)
Le temps, ce grand sculpteur : essais by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

33 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in French and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dix-huit essais disparates dans lesquels se mêlent le goût érudit du passé, la lutte pour des causes d'aujourd'hui et la passion de l'art, inséparable d'une réflexion morale et sensible. Quelques-uns de ces essais (quatre) sont inédits; d'autres ont déjà paru à la "Nouvelle revue française", dans le "Figaro", "Le Monde", etc
Plays by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Couronne et la Lyre : poèmes traduits du grec by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

50 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette anthologie de la poésie grecque couvre une période de dix-huit siècles (du VIIe siècle avant Jésus-Christ au Xe siècle de notre ère), mais elle se concentre sur les douze siècles qui séparent le VIIe siècle avant Jésus-Christ du Ve siècle de notre ère. L'auteur a précisé ses intentions en affirmant que "tout choix de poèmes est d'abord esthétique, et doit l'être". Les poètes grecs étant souvent d'admirables métriciens, elle a choisi de suivre le précepte de Lafosse: "les Vers ne doivent être traduits qu'en Vers". Très belle préface analytique, p. 9-40. Notices informatives (en particulier, qui replacent l'auteur dans son temps) et évaluatives souvent très substantielles. Un livre superbe, composé pour le plaisir de l'auteur ... et le nôtre
Théâtre by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

18 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in French and Chinese and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le tour de la prison by Marguerite Yourcenar( Book )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carnets de voyage et philosophie. Quatorze textes, récits ou réflexions, relatifs aux dernières périgrinations de l'auteure, principalement au Japon. Ce recueil fait la part belle au théâtre de ce pays. Un livre inachevé d'inspiration bouddhique
 
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Memoirs of Hadrian
Alternative Names
Cayrencourt, Marguerite de

Cleenewerck de Crayencour, Marguerite 1903-1987

Crayencour Marguerite

Crayencour, Marguerite, 1903-1987

Crayencour, Marguerite Antoinette Jeanne Marie Ghislaine de

Crayencour, Marguerite C. de 1903-1987

Crayencour, Marguerite Cleenewerck de 1903-1987

Crayencour, Marguerite de.

Crayencour Marguerite de 1903-1987

Crogencourt, Marguerite 1903-1987

De Crayencour, M.

De Crayencour, Marguerite

De Crayencour, Marguerite 1903-1987

Gioursenar, Margarita

Gioursenar, Margarita 1903-

Giursenar, Margarita 1903-1987

I︠U︡rsenar, Margerit

Jourcenar, Marguerite 1903-1987

Jursenar, Margaret 1903-1987

Jursenar, Margerit

Jursenar, Margerit 1903-1987

Jursenāra, Margerita 1903-1987

Margarita Jursenāra Beļģijā dzimusi franču rakstniece — rakstīja romānus un esejas

Margarita Yourcenar

Margerit Jursenar

Marguerite Yourcenar écrivaine française

Marguerite Yourcenar en fransk författare

Marguerite Yourcenar escriptora francesa

Marguerite Yourcenar escritora francesa

Marguerite Yourcenar Frans schrijfster (1903-1987)

Marguerite Yourcenar French writer

Marguerite Yourcenar Prantsusmaa kirjanik

Marguerite Yourcenar ranskalainen kirjailija

Marguerite Yourcenar Schriftstellerin

Marguerite Yourcenar scriitoare franceză

Marguerite Yourcenar scrittrice francese

Marguerite Yourcenar skrivagnerez gallek

Marguerite Yourcenar writer

Marguerite Yourcenarová

Ûrsenar, Margerit.

Yourcenar 1903-1987

Yourcenar, M.

Yourcenar, M. (Marguerite)

Yourcenar, Marg

Yourcenar, Marg (Marguerite)

Yourcenar Marguerite

Yourcenar, Marguerite 1903-1987

Yourcenar, Marguerite Antoinette Jeanne Marie 1903-1987

Yourcenar, Marguerite pseud

Yuorcener, Marguerite

Yursenar, Margereṭ

Yūrsn̲ār, Mārkerit

Μαργκερίτ Γιουρσενάρ

Крайянкур М

Крайянкур М. 1903-1987

Крайянкур, Маргерит де

Маргарыта Юрсэнар

Маргерит Юрсенар

Маргерит Јурсенар

Маргьорит Юрсенар

Марґеріт Юрсенар

Юрсенар, Маргерит

Юрсенар, Маргерит 1903-1987

Մարգարիտ Յուրսենար

יורסנאר, מארגריט

יורסנאר, מרגרט

יורסנר, מרגריט 1903-1987

מרגריט יורסנאר

מרגריט יורסנאר סופרת צרפתייה

مارجريت يورسنار

مارجريت يورسنار كاتبة فرنسية

مارقریت یورسنار

مارگریت یورسنار

मर्गेरित युर्स्नर्

마르그리트 유르스나르

유르스나르, 마거리뜨 1903-1987

유르스나르, 마르그리트 1903-1987

マルグリット・ユルスナール

ユルスナール, M.

ユルスナール, マルグリット

尤瑟纳尓, 玛格丽特

瑪格麗特·尤瑟娜

玛格丽特·尤瑟纳尔

Languages
French (1,510)

Spanish (406)

English (257)

Italian (189)

German (124)

Dutch (54)

Chinese (35)

Portuguese (32)

Catalan (30)

Croatian (15)

Romanian (12)

Serbian (12)

Danish (11)

Polish (7)

Persian (5)

Greek, Modern (5)

Turkish (5)

Korean (4)

Galician (3)

Bosnian (3)

Hungarian (3)

Russian (2)

Finnish (2)

Slovenian (2)

Estonian (1)

Hebrew (1)

Albanian (1)

Macedonian (1)

Latin (1)

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The abyssOriental talesA coin in nine handsTwo lives and a dreamFiresCoup de grâceMishima : a vision of the voidMémoires d'Hadrien. Suivi des Carnets de notes des "Mémoires d'Hadrien"