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Onder voorbehoud : essays

Onder voorbehoud : essays

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Title
Onder voorbehoud : essays
Author
Marguerite Yourcenar
Language
Dutch
Original title
Sous benefice d'inventaire
Publisher
Baarn: Ambo, 1987
215 p.
ISBN
90-263-0789-6

About Marguerite Yourcenar

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Marguerite Yourcenar (UK: , US: , French: [maʁɡ(ə)ʁit juʁsənaʁ] (listen); 8 June 1903 – 17 December 1987) was a French novelist and essayist born in Brussels, Belgium, who became a US citizen in 1947. Winner of the Prix Femina and the Erasmus Prize, she was the first woman elected to the Académie française, in 1980, and the seventeenth person to occupy seat 3.

Biography

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. …Read more on Wikipedia