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Marguerite Duras

Marguerite DurasAKA Marguerite Donnadieu

Born: 4-Apr-1914
Birthplace: Gia Dinh, Vietnam
Died: 3-Mar-1996
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris, France

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist, Screenwriter, Playwright

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Hiroshima mon Amour

Father: Henri Donnadieu (b. 9-Apr-1872, d. 1921)
Mother: Marie Legrand (b. 9-Apr-1877)
Brother: Jean (half brother, b. 1899)
Brother: Jacques (half brother, b. 1904)
Brother: Pierre (b. 1910)
Brother: Paul (b. 1912, d. 1943, pneumonia)
Husband: Robert Anthelme (m. 23-Sep-1939, div. 1946)
Husband: Dionys Mascolo (until her death)
Son: Jean (b. 1947)
Slept with: Yann Andréa Steiner

    University: Sorbonne (1935)

    Communist Party expelled 1950
    Goncourt Prize 1984 for L'Amant
    Pied Belgium (1969)
    unknown detox facility 1982
    Coma Oct-1988
    Tracheotomy
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Emphysema

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    India Song (4-Jun-1975)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    India Song (4-Jun-1975) [VOICE]

Author of books:
Un Barrage contre le Pacifique (1950, novel)
Le Marin de Gibraltar (1952, novel)
Moderato cantabile (1958, novel)
L'Après-midi de Monsieur Andesmas (1962, novel)
Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein (1964, novel)
Le Vice-Consul (1966, novel)
Détruire, dit-elle (1969, novel)
L'Amour (1971, novel)
L'Été 80 (1980, novel)
L'Amant (1984, novel)
La Douleur (1986, novel, autobiographical)
La Vie Matérielle (1987, novel, trans. Practicalities)
Emily L. (1989, novel)
La Pluie d'été (1990, novel)
L'Amant de la Chine du Nord (1991, novel)


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