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 Marguerite Yourcenar

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Marguerite Yourcenar

Birth
Brussels, Arrondissement Brussel-Hoofdstad, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
Death 17 Dec 1987 (aged 84)
Northeast Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA
Burial Mount Desert, Hancock County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 6103463 View Source
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Author. She was a 20th century French-American novelist, poet, critic and translator. She had the honor of being the first woman to be elected to the Académie Française in 1980. A well-known novelist during the 1930s, she was a teacher and lecturer in America. She achieved international stature as a novelist with "Les mémoires d'Hadrien" in 1951. Other main works are: "L'oeuvre au noir," "Le labyrinthe du monde," "Comme l'eau qui coule," "Les temps, ce grand sculpteur," "Mishima ou la vision du vide."

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: M. Rosaria Corrado
  • Added: 20 Jan 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6103463
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6103463/marguerite-yourcenar : accessed ), memorial page for Marguerite Yourcenar (8 Jun 1903–17 Dec 1987), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6103463, citing Brookside Cemetery, Mount Desert, Hancock County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .