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 (do͞o-räs′, dü-), Marguerite Originally Marguerite Donnadieu. 1914-1996.
French writer and director known for her emotionally revealing novels such as The Lover (1984) as well as for her experimental dramas and films.
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(French dyra)
(Biography) Marguerite, real name Marguerite Donnadieu. 1914–96, French novelist born in Giadinh, Indochina (now in Vietnam). Her works include The Sea Wall (1950), Practicalities (1990), Écrire (1993), and the script for the film Hiroshima mon amour (1960)
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(dʊˈrɑ, dyʊ-)
Marguerite (Marguerite Donnadieu), 1914–96, French writer, born in Vietnam.
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"Res dura, et regni novitas me talia cogunt Moliri, et late fines custode tueri."[*]
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"When women write, they translate...darkness." (Marguerite Duras, An Interview)
It is this aesthetics that this essay will explore in Saul Bellow's Mr Sammler's Planet and Herzog, and Marguerite Duras' The Lover.
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