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  • Author:
    Marguerite Duras
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    039475039X
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    978-0394750392
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    Pantheon; 1st American Edition edition (March 12, 1987)
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Marguerite Duras, one of France's most important writers, was a member of the French Resistance movement throughout the Second World Wa.

Marguerite Duras, one of France's most important writers, was a member of the French Resistance movement throughout the Second World War. Written in 1944 but not published until 1985, this is her compelling personal story of living in Paris during the Nazi occupation and the first months of liberation. Marguerite Duras has a profound story to tell, whether it's exhibitionism or not. Her intent, which has a much larger scope than a memoir with the structure of a simple diary, seemes to be to humanize and personalize the wartime chaos and utter dehumanization of 1940s France under Nazi domination. She sets a record about the Holocaust.

Marguerite Duras was born in Gia-Dinh, Indochina on April 4, 1914. After attending school in Saigon, she moved to Paris, France to study law and political science. After graduation, she worked as a secretary in the French Ministry of the Colonies until 1941

Marguerite Duras was born in Gia-Dinh, Indochina on April 4, 1914. After graduation, she worked as a secretary in the French Ministry of the Colonies until 1941. During World War II, she joined the Resistance and published her first books. After the liberation, she became a member of the French Communist Party, and though she later resigned, she always described herself as a Marxist. Her first book, Les Impudents, was published in 1943.

One of France's greatest novelists offers a remarkable diary of the Nazi occupation of Paris during World War II and of its eventual liberation by the Allies. Her husband Robert Anthelme was deported to Bergen-Belsen for his involvement in the Resistance, and barely survived the experience (weighing on his release, according to Marguerite, just 84 lbs).

La Douleur The War, Marguerite Duras La Douleur (War: A Memoir) is a controversial, l work by Marguerite Duras published in 1985 but drawn from diaries that she supposedly wrote during World War II. It is a collection of six texts recounting a mix of her experiences. It is a collection of six texts recounting a mix of her experiences of the Nazi Occupation of France, with fictional details.

Translated from the French by Linda Coverdale.

A memoir by the author of The Lover and Summer Rain describes her relationship with a man thirty years her junior who has helped her overcome, despair, illness, and alcoholism. From Publishers Weekly. In this lyrical memoir, French novelist Duras sketchily describes her affair with Yann Andrea Steiner, a man 30 years her junior, who helped her overcome alcoholism and depression. To further explore the bounds of unconventional or illicit love, Duras interweaves a semi-mythic tale about Johanna, an 18-year-old camp counselor who loves a six-year-old orphan named Samuel Steiner.

THE WARTIME NOTEBOOKS is included in the new Marguerite Duras omnibus from Everyman's Library.

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Memoir of War, also known as Memoir of Pain (French: La douleur), is a 2017 French drama film directed by Emmanuel Finkiel. Mélanie Thierry as Marguerite Duras épouse Antelme. Benoît Magimel as Pierre Rabier. Benjamin Biolay as Dionys Mascolo. Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet as François Mitterrand.

In Memoir of War, the director Emmanuel Finkiel presents his audience with a France still struggling with the . In Memoir, Finkiel tells the story of Marguerite Duras, who chronicled these years. She was from a family who lived in Saigon when Vietnam was under French control.

In Memoir of War, the director Emmanuel Finkiel presents his audience with a France still struggling with the emotional, political, psychological and moral damage inflicted by World War II, when its military defense collapsed in the German invasion and its administrative departments agreed to work for the enemy. She returned to France to study political science and became a novelist, playwright, screenwriter, essayist and experimental filmmaker.

The author, once part of the French Resistance movement, tells of her experiences during the Nazi occupation of Paris and the emotional return of her husband, on the brink of death from being in a concentration camp

Onoxyleili
The original French title, La douleur (Suffering) is far more appropriate to this masterpiece of French literature. Unfortunately much of her genial work has yet to be published. I can't recommend this gut-wrenching "memoir" enough. I would also encourage readers to read some of her novels. Preferably in French. War is her most accessible writing, so I've purchased many copies of the English translation for family and friends. None has been disappointed.
Disclaimer: I'm an avid reader and literature professor, and Duras is my favorite author. Faulkner comes in a close second.
Nahn
Duras' writing can be painfully self-involved,examining emotions and intellectual reactions to emotional states until the reader feels suffocated. The War: A Memoir is no less personally intense, but the subject is the author's experiences during the Nazis occupation of Paris. Her brutal examination of her trials and the suffering of her fellow Parisians is riveting. Her painful honesty helps the reader to answer the question, "What would I have done?"
Pumpit
There is not any person over 13 that should not read this book. Duras is understated and poise as she conveys the emotional tyranny of a collective loss of freedom and an inexplicably decent man whom she brings back to life. It is not possible to say too many good things about the book.
Unirtay
I really enjoyed this book in my History of France class
Direbringer
Product as described and shipped quickly.
Cala
Hopefully before, but certainly after, reading Duras' fictionalized version of her "struggles" in the cafes of Paris during WWII, you should read her husband's memoir: "The Human Race" by Robert Antelme. Antelme was the real hero, the one who suffered in the Nazi prison camps for espionage. After reading Antelme, Duras' complaints of her repatriated, dying husband's weird-looking and foul-smelling poop, while Duras can't wait for him to recover so she can divorce him to be with her new lover, are simply appalling in any era. I wish I could say to her face what a duplicitous bitch she is. Duras never suffered. She perhaps collaborated. Her husband's story is the one you need to know.
Ger
"Memoirists who reveal turbulent pasts are faulted for exhibitionism," writes Greg Lichtenberg in his essay, "Life is also Here: Toward a Manifesto of Memoir," while those with superficially quiet lives are blamed for having no story." Marguerite Duras has a profound story to tell, whether it's exhibitionism or not. Her intent, which has a much larger scope than a memoir with the structure of a simple diary, seemes to be to humanize and personalize the wartime chaos and utter dehumanization of 1940s France under Nazi domination. She sets a record about the Holocaust. She makes a monument rather than writes a diary. This is why her memoir rises above those that Lichtenberg criticizes, those that "seem a pornography of emotions, offering up whatever excess of misery will provoke a fleeting response"; what he calls, "a talk-show between book covers." The War is crafted not written. You won't find mind-numbing cliches but only imaginative language. And the language will move you.
Couldn't help but think of Gogol. Should be a have to read.
The original French title, La douleur (Suffering) is far more appropriate to this masterpiece of French literature. Unfortunately much of her genial work has yet to be published. I can't recommend this gut-wrenching "memoir" enough. I would also encourage readers to read some of her novels. Preferably in French. War is her most accessible writing, so I've purchased many copies of the English translation for family and friends. None has been disappointed.
Disclaimer: I'm an avid reader and literature professor, and Duras is my favorite author. Faulkner comes in a close second.
Duras' writing can be painfully self-involved,examining emotions and intellectual reactions to emotional states until the reader feels suffocated. The War: A Memoir is no less personally intense, but the subject is the author's experiences during the Nazis occupation of Paris. Her brutal examination of her trials and the suffering of her fellow Parisians is riveting. Her painful honesty helps the reader to answer the question, "What would I have done?"
There is not any person over 13 that should not read this book. Duras is understated and poise as she conveys the emotional tyranny of a collective loss of freedom and an inexplicably decent man whom she brings back to life. It is not possible to say too many good things about the book.
I really enjoyed this book in my History of France class
Product as described and shipped quickly.
Hopefully before, but certainly after, reading Duras' fictionalized version of her "struggles" in the cafes of Paris during WWII, you should read her husband's memoir: "The Human Race" by Robert Antelme. Antelme was the real hero, the one who suffered in the Nazi prison camps for espionage. After reading Antelme, Duras' complaints of her repatriated, dying husband's weird-looking and foul-smelling poop, while Duras can't wait for him to recover so she can divorce him to be with her new lover, are simply appalling in any era. I wish I could say to her face what a duplicitous bitch she is. Duras never suffered. She perhaps collaborated. Her husband's story is the one you need to know.
"Memoirists who reveal turbulent pasts are faulted for exhibitionism," writes Greg Lichtenberg in his essay, "Life is also Here: Toward a Manifesto of Memoir," while those with superficially quiet lives are blamed for having no story." Marguerite Duras has a profound story to tell, whether it's exhibitionism or not. Her intent, which has a much larger scope than a memoir with the structure of a simple diary, seemes to be to humanize and personalize the wartime chaos and utter dehumanization of 1940s France under Nazi domination. She sets a record about the Holocaust. She makes a monument rather than writes a diary. This is why her memoir rises above those that Lichtenberg criticizes, those that "seem a pornography of emotions, offering up whatever excess of misery will provoke a fleeting response"; what he calls, "a talk-show between book covers." The War is crafted not written. You won't find mind-numbing cliches but only imaginative language. And the language will move you.
Couldn't help but think of Gogol. Should be a have to read.