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Yourcenar

(ˈjʊkənɑː)
n
(Biography) Marguerite, original name Marguerite de Crayencour. 1903–87, French novelist and writer, in the US from 1939; noted for her historical novels, esp Mémoires d'Hadrien (1952)
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Your•ce•nar

(ˈyʊər səˌnɑr)
n.
Marguerite (de Crayencour) 1903–87, French poet and novelist, born in Belgium.
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--Marguerite Yourcenar's story, "How Wang-Fo Was Saved", (possibly based on an old Chinese legend; pp.
(http://booksinq.blogspot.com/2011/06/thought-for-day_08.html) provides a thought for the day , which he attributes to Marguerite Yourcenar, who was born on June 8, 1903: "A young musician plays scales in his room and only bores his family.
Camus is just one legendary French author whose works have been translated into Bulgarian, along with Jean-Paul Sartre and Honore de Balzac, Emile Zola and other, perhaps less celebrated names: Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Jacques Derrida, Marguerite Yourcenar, Patrick Modiano and Michel Tournier.
A escritora francofona Marguerite Yourcenar (1903-1987) ascendeu a celebridade e confirmou sua excelencia literaria, sobretudo, com a publicacao de dois romances historicos: Memorias de Adriano (1951) e A Obra em Negro (1968).
Wainwright also hinted he is thinking of adapting the Marguerite Yourcenar novel "Memoirs of Hadrian."
(1) Apud Marguerite Yourcenar, Mishima: A Vision of the Void, (translated by Alberto Manguel, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001), 146.
Belgian novelist, essayist, and poet Marguerite Yourcenar becomes the first woman elected to the Academie francaise ...