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Duras, Marguerite

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Most widely held works by Marguerite Duras
The lover by Marguerite Duras( Book )

59 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an affair between a fifteen-and-a-half-year-old French girl and her Chinese lover
Moderato cantabile; [roman] by Marguerite Duras( Book )

329 editions published between 1958 and 2018 in 24 languages and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grime and Detective. Moderato Cantabile is a carefully woven tapestry of emotion that begins with a jealous lover murdering the woman he loves. Fascinated by the crime, Anne returns several times to the bistro where it took place, drinking through the afternoon with the worker who patiently answers her eager questions, inventing what he does not know
Hiroshima mon amour by Marguerite Duras( Book )

175 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Released in 1959, Alain Renais's film, Hiroshima Mon Amour, was awarded the International Critics' Prize at the Cannes Film festival and the New York Film Critics' Award. The story of a love affair between a Japanese architect and a French actress visiting Japan to make a film on peace, Hiroshima Mon Amour is also an exploration of the influence of war on both Japanese and French culture and the conflict between love and humanity. This book contains the complete script of the film, as well as Miss Duras' original synopsis and notes
L'amant by Marguerite Duras( Book )

218 editions published between 1981 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. In spare yet luminous prose, Duras evokes life on the margins of Saigon in the waning days of France's colonial empire, and its representation in the passionate relationship between two unforgettable outcasts
Le ravissement de Lol V. Stein : [roman] by Marguerite Duras( Book )

154 editions published between 1964 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"an ambitious and innovative novel which follows the titular character's attempts to rebuild her life after her fiancé leaves her for another woman. The narrative interweaves themes such as memory, madness, adultery and the inability to communicate, resulting in a novel that is engrossing and thought-provoking."--Goodreads
The North China lover by Marguerite Duras( Book )

99 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hailed in France as "an incomparable pleasure", Marguerite Duras's newest novel is a fascinating retelling of the dramatic experiences of her adolescence that have shaped her work. Far more daring and truthful than any book she has written before, it emphasizes the tough realities of her youth in Indochina and reveals much that her earlier works concealed. An instant number-one bestseller in France, The North China Lover both shocks and entrances its readers. Initially written as notes toward a filmscript for The Lover, the book has the grainy, filmic qualities of a documentary. Gone are the romantic and nostalgic readings of the past. Here are the humiliations and passions of the poverty-ridden world in which Duras grew up: the intense sexuality of the young women who were her friends and classmates, a group of adolescents impatient for the experiences of adulthood while still caught up in the conflicts of childhood. For all who have admired Duras's previous work, here is an exciting and unexpected reading of her past - a work the French critics called a return to "the Duras of the great books and the great days."
Abahn, Sabana, David by Marguerite Duras( Book )

48 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Available for the first time in English, Abahn, Sabana, David is a late-career masterpiece from one of France's top writers. Late one evening, David and Sabana, communists, arrive at a country house where they meet Abahn, the man they've been sent to guard and ultimately kill for his perceived transgressions. A fourth man arrives (also named Abahn), and throughout the night these four characters discuss understanding, capitalism, violence, revolution, and dogs. A gun in the house disquiets the scene. Suspenseful and thought-provoking, Duras's novel is evocative of Samuel Beckett as it explores human existence and suffering in the confusing contemporary world"--
Le square : roman by Marguerite Duras( Book )

171 editions published between 1955 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toneeltekst, waarin een vertegenwoordiger van middelbare leeftijd en een jong dienstmeisje elkaar ontmoeten in een park en praten over hun beider leven en toekomstverwachtingen
Blue eyes, black hair by Marguerite Duras( Book )

51 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Une jeune femme au corps long et souple, un homme élégant, grand lui aussi. Ils se rencontrent ce soir-là dans un café de la station balnéaire. Il est désespéré, à cause de quelqu'un qu'il a vu par hasard le jour même, qui était celui qu'il attendait depuis toujours et qu'il voulait revoir coûte que coûte : un jeune étranger aux yeux bleus cheveux noirs. "Quelle coïncidence", dit-elle. Il demande à la jeune femme de venir dormir à son côté, dans la chambre nue qu'il habite face à la mer ; il la paiera. Elle accepte. S'ouvre alors une aventure intense et déchirante qui va les conduire l'un et l'autre au bord de la folie et de la mort"--Publisher
Emily L. by Marguerite Duras( Book )

72 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unlikely British couple in a French port town provide the impetus for a French husband and wife to reexamine their own relationship and their past, separate lives
L'Amante anglaise by Marguerite Duras( Book )

142 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le même fait divers a inspiré L'amante anglaise et Les viaducs de la Seine-et-Oise. Au départ il s'agit du même coup de dés : même crime, mêmes personnages, même lieu. Voici donc, entre beaucoup d'autres possibles, une seconde approche - cette fois sous la forme d'un récit - de la même énigme
Summer rain by Marguerite Duras( Book )

65 editions published between 1989 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evocative tale of love, loss and the essence of human identity. Set in contemporary Paris
Dix heures et demie du soir en été, roman by Marguerite Duras( Book )

132 editions published between 1060 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"C'est encore une fois les vacances. Encore une fois les routes d'été. Encore une fois des églises à visiter. Encore une fois dix heures et demie du soir en été. Des Goya à voir. Des orages. Des nuits sans sommeil. Et la chaleur. Un crime a lieu cependant qui aurait pu, peut-être, changer le cours de ces vacances-là . Mais au fond qu'est-ce qui peut faire changer le cours des vacances?"--Publisher's description
Un barrage contre le Pacifique : roman by Marguerite Duras( Book )

194 editions published between 1950 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le roman de M. Duras accompagné d'un dossier pour mettre le texte en perspective : expliquer l'instabilité littéraire de l'après-guerre, les relations entre roman et autobiographie, la figure de la mère à travers un groupement de textes et des éléments pour une fiche de lecture. Egalement l'analyse d'un tableau de F. Léger en relation avec le texte
Le vice-consul by Marguerite Duras( Book )

123 editions published between 1965 and 2019 in 12 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Première édition 1966. Un autre roman subtil et énigmatique, ayant pour cadre les Indes, de cet écrivain qui a banni de son oeuvre aussi bien la morale que la philosophie. Aucun appareil critique
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love( Visual )

11 editions published between 1959 and 2003 in French and English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the filming of an anti-war film in Japan, a French actress has a brief, intense affair with a Japanese architect. While sharing an intimate relationship, they also begin sharing the memories of a war experienced at opposite sides of the world
Détruire, dit-elle by Marguerite Duras( Book )

90 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic novel by the best-selling author of The Lover, erotic intrigue masks a chillingly deceptive form of madness. Elisabeth Alione is convalescing in a hotel in rural France when she meets two men and another woman. The sophisticated dalliance among the four serves to obscure an underlying violence, which, when the curtain of civilization is drawn aside, reveals in her fellow guests a very contemporary, perhaps even new, form of insanity. Like many of Duras's novels, Destroy, She Said owes much to cinema, displaying a skillful interplay of dialogue and description. There are recurring moods and motifs from the Duras repertoire: eroticism, lassitude, stifled desire, a beautiful woman, a mysterious forest, a desolate provincial hotel. Included in this volume is an in-depth interview with Duras by Jacques Rivette and Jean Narboni
Le marin de Gibraltar; roman by Marguerite Duras( Book )

123 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man on holiday in Italy walks out on his mistress and meets Anna - the beautiful, enigmatic woman who lives on a white yacht. Anna is rich, and her life is occupied with searching for her lover, the sailor from Gibraltar. She takes on the young man temporarily as her lover, and recounts to him the story of the sailor
L'amour by Marguerite Duras( Book )

83 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A man-- the traveler-- arrives in the seaside town of S. Thala with the intent to abandon his present, and instead finds himself abruptly reintroduced to his past. Through his subsequent interactions with 'her, ' the woman to whom he was briefly engaged as a young man over twenty years ago, and 'him, ' the man who walks and keeps watch over 'her, ' the traveler is soon drawn back in and acclimated to the strange timelessness and company that is S. Thala. Written in a stark and cinematic narrative style, this sequel to Duras's 1964 novel The Ravishing of Lol Stein is a curious, yet haunting representation of the human memory: what we choose to recall, what we choose to forget, and how reliable we ultimately decide ourselves to be"--Publisher's web site
Les petits chevaux de Tarquinia, roman by Marguerite Duras( Book )

118 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'- Il n'y a pas de vacances à l'amour, dit-il, ça n'existe pas. L'amour, il faut le vivre complètement avec son ennui et tout, il n'y a pas de vacances possibles à ça. Il parlait sans la regarder, face au fleuve. - Et c'est ça l'amour. S'y soustraire, on ne peut pas.'
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The lover
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Moderato cantabile; [roman]Hiroshima mon amourL'amantLe ravissement de Lol V. Stein : [roman]The North China loverLe square : romanL'Amante anglaiseSummer rain
Alternative Names

controlled identityDonnadieu, Marguerite, 1914-1996

Diras, Margarit

Diras, Margerit

Diras, Margeriṭṭ 1914-1996

Diras, Margriṭ 1914-1996

Diras, Merǵerit 1914-1996

Dirasa, Margarita, 1914-1996

Dirasa, Margerita, 1914-1996

Diuras Margerita

Di︠u︡ras, Marherit

Donnadieu Marguerite

Donnadieu Marguerite 1914-1996

Doras, Margareta 1914-1996

Doras, Margerête

Doras, Margrête

Du, Lasi

Dulasi, Magelite., 1914-1996

Dulasi, Magolite

Dūrā, Marǧrīt

Duras 1914-1996

Duras M.

Dūras, Mārgāretā 1914-1996

Dūrās, Mārġarīt, 1914-1996

Dūrās, Mārgirīt, 1914-1996

Dûras, Margrît

Duras Marguerita

Duras, Marguerite

Duras, Marguerite 1914-

Duras, Marguerite 1914-1996

Durasová, Marguerite, 1914-1996

Dures, Marguerite

Dwirasŭ, Marŭgŭrittŭ

Dyras, Margerit

Dyras, Marnkerit 1914-

Dyres, Margerit

Ju, Hasi 1914-1996

Marguerite Duras écrivaine, dramaturge, scénariste et réalisatrice française

Marguerite Duras escritora e directora de cinema francesa

Marguerite Duras francouzská spisovatelka

Marguerite Duras francuska powieściopisarka, autorka sztuk teatralnych i scenariuszy filmowych, reżyserka

Marguerite Duras Frans schrijfster

Marguerite Duras fransk författare

Marguerite Duras französische Schriftstellerin, Drehbuchautorin und Filmregisseurin

Marguerite Duras French writer and film director

Marguerite Duras ranskalainen kirjailija ja elokuvaohjaaja

Marguerite Duras scrittrice, sceneggiatrice e regista francese

Marguerite Duras skrivagnerez gallek

Marguerite Durasová francúzska spisovateľka a dramatička

Tu, La-sau

Tu-la-seu, Ma-ko-li-te

Tu, La-ssu

Tu-la-ssu, Ma-ko-li-tʿe

Twirasŭ, Marŭgŭrittŭ

Μαργκερίτ Ντυρά Γαλλίδα συγγραφέας και σκηνοθέτις

Дирас, Мергерит 1914-1996

Донадьё М. Ж. М. 1914-1996

Дюра М. 1914-1996

Дюра, Маргерит

Дюрас М.

Дюрас М. 1914-1996

Дюрас Маргерит

Дюрас, Маргерит, 1914-1996

Маргарит Дирас

Маргерит Дирас

Маргьорит Дюрас френска писателка и режисьорка

Марґеріт Дюрас

Մարգերիտ Դյուրաս

דיראס, מארגריט

דיראס, מארגריט 1914-1996

דיראס, מרגריט

דירס, מרגרט, 1914-1996

דירס, מרגריט

דירס, מרגריט, 1914-1996

מרגריט דיראס סופרת צרפתייה

دورا، مارجريت، 1914-1996

دورا، مارغريت، 1914-1996

دوراس، مارغريت، 1914-1996

دوراس، مرغريت، 1914-1996

دورى، مرجريت

مارجريت دوراس

مارغريت دوراس كاتبة فرنسية

مارقریت دوراس

مارگریت دورا

مارگریت دوراس

ماغگیریت دوغا

مرجريت دوراس، 1914-1996

മാർഗരറ്റ് ഡുറാസ്

მარგერიტ დიურასი

도나디외, 마르그리트 1914-1996

뒤라, 마르그리뜨 1914-1996

뒤라스, 마르그리뜨 1914-1996

뒤라스, 마르그리트 1914-1996

마르그리트 뒤라스

デュラ, マルグリット

デュラス, M.

デュラス, マルグリット

デュラス, マルグリット 1914-1996

デラ, マルグリット

マルグリット・デュラス

杜拉, 玛

杜拉, 玛洛丽特

杜拉斯, 玛格丽特., 1914-1996

玛格丽特・杜拉斯

玛格丽特·杜拉斯 法國知名作家、電影導演

瑪格麗特·莒哈絲

莒哈絲 1914-1996

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