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Duras, Marguerite

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

54 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an affair between a fifteen-and-a-half-year-old French girl and her Chinese lover
The sea wall by Marguerite Duras( Book )

223 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 1,715 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
Moderato cantabile; [roman by Marguerite Duras( Book )

321 editions published between 1958 and 2018 in 24 languages and held by 1,709 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 )

170 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,652 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 )

214 editions published between 1981 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,598 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 )

146 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lol has returned to her hometown to confront her memories through the eyes of her childhood friend, Tatiana, and becomes involved in a passionate love triangle
The North China lover by Marguerite Duras( Book )

97 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,522 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."
Le square : roman by Marguerite Duras( Book )

159 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,346 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 )

50 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,295 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
Abahn, Sabana, David by Marguerite Duras( Book )

44 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,287 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"--
Emily L. by Marguerite Duras( Book )

45 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,219 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 )

140 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,189 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."--Cover
Summer rain by Marguerite Duras( Book )

61 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,147 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 )

131 editions published between 1060 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,134 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
Le vice-consul by Marguerite Duras( Book )

111 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,060 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 1,058 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 )

86 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 992 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 )

118 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 913 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 )

79 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 882 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 )

113 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 775 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
The sea wallModerato cantabile; [romanHiroshima mon amourL'amantLe ravissement de Lol V. Stein : [roman]The North China loverLe square : romanL'Amante anglaise
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 pisarka

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 e regista francese

Marguerite Duras skrivagnerez gallek

Marguerite Durasová francúzska spisovateľka a dramatička

Tu, La-ssu

Tu-la-ssu, Ma-ko-li-tʿe

Twirasŭ, Marŭgŭrittŭ

Μαργκερίτ Ντυρά Γαλλίδα συγγραφέας και σκηνοθέτις

Дирас, Мергерит 1914-1996

Дюра М. 1914-1996

Дюра, Маргерит

Дюрас М.

Дюрас Маргерит

Дюрас, Маргерит, 1914-1996

Маргарит Дирас

Маргерит Дирас

Маргьорит Дюрас

Марґеріт Дюрас

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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

مارغريت دوراس

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


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 法國知名作家、電影導演


莒哈絲 1914-1996