[Reading] ➿ Mémoires d'Hadrien ➶ Marguerite Yourcenar – E17streets4all.co.uk Both an exploration of character and a reflection on the meaning of history Memoirs of Hadrian has received international acclaim since its first publication in France in 1951 In it Marguerite Yourcen Both an exploration of character and a reflection on the meaning of history Memoirs of Hadrian has received international acclaim since its first publication in France in In it Marguerite Yourcenar reimagines the Emperor Hadrian's arduous boyhood his triumphs and reversals and finally as emperor his gradual reordering of a war torn world writing with the imaginative insight of a great writer of the twentieth century while crafting a prose style as elegant and precise as those of the Latin stylists of Hadrian's own era.
The first woman to be elected to The French Academy the multi talented personality of Marguerite Yourcenar was a novelist essayist playwright short story writer poet and translator She was an artist at reconstructing historical eras in the form of her novels Her novels dealing with modern issues set in historical eras won her immense fame as a writerThe inheritance Yourcenar received afte.
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- Mémoires d'Hadrien
- Marguerite Yourcenar
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