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by Alberto Manguel,Marguerite Yourcenar

  • Author: Alberto Manguel,Marguerite Yourcenar
  • ISBN: 0226965317
  • ISBN13: 978-0226965314
  • ePub: 1656 kb | FB2: 1840 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Short Stories & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr (November 1, 1996)
  • Pages: 82
  • Rating: 4.1/5
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A Blue Tale and Other Stories ePub download

Marguerite Yourcenar, Alberto Manguel.

Marguerite Yourcenar, Alberto Manguel. Lists with This Book. Yourcenar was among the first female writers to live an openly lesbian lifestyle, and she moved to the USA in 1939 to live with her partner Grace Frick. The couple were to remain together until Frick’s death in 1979. She taught French History and History of Art, and continued to write: her novel "Mémoires d’Hadrien" was published in 1951 and enjoyed success with both the critics and the public worldwide.

In either case, A Blue Tale and Other Stories carries the unmistakable voice of a formidable and vastly talented writer

In either case, A Blue Tale and Other Stories carries the unmistakable voice of a formidable and vastly talented writer. Marguerite Yourcenar (her pseudonym was an anagram of her family name, Crayencour) was born in Brussels in 1903 and died in Maine in 1987. She was awarded many literary honors, most notably election to the Académie Francaise in 1980, the first woman to be so honored. Marguerite Yourcenar.

Marguerite Yourcenar, Alberto Manguel (Translation) . In either case, A Blue Tale and Other Stories carries the unmistakable voice of a formidable and vastly talented writer.

Yourcenar, Marguerite; Manguel, Alberto. The title story is on Greek treasure hunters who kidnap a deaf-mute girl to lead them to a cave of sapphires and are punished for it, while The Evil Spell is on sorcery in an Italian village. Yourcenar, Marguerite. Chicago : University of Chicago Press.

Marguerite Yourcenar, Alberto Manguel, Josyane Savigneau. Published to great acclaim in France in 1993, this collection is not only a delight for Marguerite Yourcenar fans but a welcome port of entry for any reader not yet familiar with the author's lengthier, more demanding works. The sole published work of fiction by Yourcenar yet to be translated into English, this collection includes three stories written between 1927 and 1930 when the author was in her mid-twenties. These stories cover a range of themes, from an allegory on greed and a scene from the war of the sexes, to a witchhunt.

by Marguerite Yourcenar. These three stories, recently published in book form in France, are the only remaining fiction previously untranslated into English from the great French writer (1903-87) best known for her brilliant historical novels and for being the only woman thus far inducted into the AcadÇmie Franáaise.

Yourcenar was born Marguerite Antoinette Jeanne Marie Ghislaine Cleenewerck de Crayencour in Brussels, Belgium, to Michel Cleenewerck . A Blue Tale and Other Stories; ISBN 0-226-9653

Yourcenar was born Marguerite Antoinette Jeanne Marie Ghislaine Cleenewerck de Crayencour in Brussels, Belgium, to Michel Cleenewerck de Crayencour, of French bourgeois descent, originating from French Flanders, a very wealthy landowner, and a Belgian mother, Fernande de Cartier de Marchienne, of Belgian nobility, who died ten days after her birth. A Blue Tale and Other Stories; ISBN 0-226-9653. Three stories written between 1927 and 1930, translated and published 1995. With Open Eyes: Conversations with Matthieu Galey.

Alberto Manguel has selected 72 fantastic tales from life on the edge of the twilight zone, with stories from Marguerite Yourcenar, Herman Hesse . The fourteen stories in this book span six decades-from 1903 to 1957 or even later-and represent every phase of Forster's career as a writer.

Alberto Manguel has selected 72 fantastic tales from life on the edge of the twilight zone, with stories from Marguerite Yourcenar, Herman Hesse, Italo Calvin. Aspects of the Novel. Forster · Ünal Aytür. Two ver. The Machine Stops and Other Stories. Forster · Rod Mengham.

Histoire d'une évasion, B. Grasset (Paris, France), 1997.

Marguerite Yourcenar. Translated by Alberto Manguel .

A collection of fiction includes three early tales written between 1927 and 1930 on the themes of greed, gender, and superstition