Category:Marguerite Yourcenar

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Marguerite Yourcenar 
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French writer
Date of birth 8 June 1903
Marguerite Antoinette Jeanne Marie Ghislaine Cleenewerck de Crayencour
Date of death 17 December 1987
Bar Harbor
Country of citizenship
  • writer
  • translator
  • poet
  • novelist
  • essayist
  • university teacher
Member of
  • Académie française (6 March 1980)
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Belgium Royal Academy of French language and literature (Benjamin Mather Woodbridge, 18 April 1970, Dominique Rolin, 17 December 1987)
Field of work
Native language
  • Fernande de Cartier de Marchienne
Notable work
  • Memoirs of Hadrian
  • Mishima: A Vision of the Void
  • Oriental Tales
  • Q2834706
  • Q2860454
  • The Abyss
Award received
  • Commander of the Legion of Honour
  • Prix Femina (1968)
  • Erasmus Prize (1983)
  • Prince Pierre Award
  • Grand prix de littérature de l'Académie française
Authority control
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