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du Mau·ri·er

 (do͞o môr′ē-ā′, dyo͞o, dü mô-ryā′), Dame Daphne 1907-1989.
British writer noted for her melodramatic novels, including Rebecca (1938).

du Maurier

, George Louis Palmella Busson 1834-1896.
French-born British illustrator and writer known for his caricatures in Punch, his illustrations of works by William Makepeace Thackeray and others, and his novels, such as Trilby (1894).

Du Maurier

(djuː ˈmɒrɪˌeɪ)
n
1. (Biography) Dame Daphne. 1907–89, English novelist; author of Rebecca (1938) and My Cousin Rachel (1951)
2. (Biography) her grandfather, George Louis Palmella Busson (ˈpæmɛlə ˈbjuːsən) 1834-96, British novelist and illustrator; author Trilby (1894)
3. (Biography) his son, Sir Gerald (Hubert Edward). 1873–1934, British actor-manager: father of Daphne Du Maurier

Du Mau•ri•er

(du ˈmɔr iˌeɪ, dyu)
n.
1. Dame Daphne (Lady Browning), 1907-89, English novelist.
2. her grandfather, George Louis Palmella Busson, 1834–96, English illustrator and novelist.
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Noun1.du Maurier - English writer of melodramatic novels (1907-1989)
2.Du Maurier - English writer and illustratordu Maurier - English writer and illustrator; grandfather of Daphne du Maurier (1834-1896)
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DU MAURIER'S CLASSIC WORTH RETELLING OVER THE YEARS Jamaica Inn was written by English novelist |Daphne Du Maurier (above) in 1936 It was a drama about murderous wreckers |luring ships on to rocks off the Cornish coast The real Jamaica Inn still stands on Bodmin |Moor in Cornwall The plot was set in Cornwall in 1820 | The book was made into a film in 1939 by |acclaimed director Alfred Hitchcock The film starred Charles Laughton and |Maureen O'Hara Prisoner star Patrick McGoohan also starred |in a remake of Jamaica Inn alongside Trevor Eve and Jane Seymour (left)
REBECCA by Daphne du Maurier is the book that changed my life.
Illustrated throughout with both black-and-white vintage and modern-day color photographs, Daphne du Maurier at Home is a coffee table book offering an in-depth glimpse into the life and influences of Daphne du Maurier (1907-1989), the British author of globally beloved books such as "Rebecca", "Jamaica Inn", "Frenchman's Creek", and more.
This reading of Rebecca as a romance has been revised and rejected by certain feminist critics, who point out that du Maurier is using the unreliable narrator technique; therefore, "Rebecca is only 'romance' if the reader confines him--or herself--to the narrator's viewpoint" (Watson 2005: 39), the narrator being the second Mrs de Winter herself.
London, Feb 21 (ANI): A lost 'macabre' short story written by celebrated novelist, Daphne du Maurier, has been found by an enthusiast after more than 70 years.
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classics TRILBY George du Maurier Everybody knows Daphne Du Maurier could write a bit.