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Marguerite Yourcenar

Novelist (8-Jun-1903 — 17-Dec-1987)


Margaret Elizabeth Colvin. Baroque Fictions: Revisioning the Classical in Marguerite Yourcenar. Editions Rodopi B. V.. 2006. 177pp.

Françoise Bonali Fiquet. Réception de l'oeuvre de Marguerite Yourcenar: Essai de bibliographie chronologique, 1922-1994. Tours, France: Siey. 1995. 239pp. Language: French.

Joan E. Howard. From Violence to Vision: Sacrifice in the Works of Marguerite Yourcenar. Southern Illinois University Press. 1992. 323pp.

Nigel Saint. Marguerite Yourcenar: Reading the Visual. European Humanities Research Centre. 2000. 197pp.

Judith Holland Sarnecki; Ingeborg Majer O'Sickey (editors). Subversive Subjects: Reading Marguerite Yourcenar. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 2004. 252pp.

Josyane Savigneau. Translated by Joan E. Howard. Marguerite Yourcenar: Inventing a Life. University Of Chicago Press. 1993. 527pp.

Georgia Hooks Shurr. Marguerite Yourcenar: A Reader's Guide. University Press of America. 1987. 150pp.

Valeria Sperti. Écriture et mémoire: Le Labyrinthe du monde de Marguerite Yourcenar. Naples, Italy: Liguiori. 1999. 209pp. Language: French.

Marguerite Yourcenar. How Many Years: A Memoir. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux. 1995.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.261)

  6. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1138)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.774)

  8. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.512)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.527)

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