La arrebatada y no correspondida pasión que Marguerite Yourcenar sentía por su editor, André Fraigneau, dio pie a este conjunto de narraciones de alto. Fuegos has ratings and 67 reviews. Edwina said: This was one of those books that made me wonder how the author ever found someone to publish it. May.
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Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Fuegos by Marguerite Yourcenar. Fuegos by Marguerite Yourcenar. Honesta consigo misma y con el lector, Yourcenar no tiene miedo de sumergirse en la crisis vital provocada por la indiferencia de Fraigneau. Paperbackpages. Published January by Punto de Lectura first published To see what your friends thought fueegos this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Fuegosplease sign up.
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What I do know is that after reading it I wanted to throw it in the trash. Yeah, youtcenar was THAT bad. Tim rated it did not like yorcenar Oct 17, Jacek rated it did not like it Sep 12, Chasc rated it did not like it Sep 07, Bea rated it did not like it May 13, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The first woman to be elected to The French Academy, the multi talented personality of Marguerite Yourcenar was a novelist, essayist, playwright, short story writer, poet and translator.
She was an artist at reconstructing historical eras in the form of her novels. Her novels, dealing yourcear modern issues set in historical eras won her immense fame as a writer. The inheritance Yourcenar received afte The first woman to be elected to The French Academy, the marguerige talented personality of Marguerite Yourcenar was a novelist, essayist, playwright, short story writer, poet and translator.
The inheritance Yourcenar received after the death of her father, allowed her to devote herself to traveling and literary pursuits and love affairs on the Paris artistic scene. She joined a bohemian crowd of artists, moving between Paris, Lausanne, Athens, Istanbul, Brussels and the Greek islands, which inspired her travel writing “Nouvelles Orientales” and “Feux” based on Greek mythology.
Yourcenar was among the first female writers to live an openly lesbian lifestyle, and she moved to the USA in to live with her partner Grace Frick.
She taught French History and History of Art, and continued to write: She was an inveterate traveller and remained active right up to her death in She was a militant vegetarian and defender of the rights of animals and inspired Brigitte Bardot to set up youcrenar animal sanctuary. Books by Marguerite Yourcenar. No trivia or quizzes yet.
I would be comforted if you would bequeath me your hands. Only your hands would continue to exist, detached from you, unexplainable like those of marble gods turned into the dust and the limestone of their own tomb.
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They would survive your actions, the wretched bodies they caressed. They would no longer serve as intermediaries between you and things: Innocent again now, since you would no longer be there to turn them into your accomplices, sad like greyhounds without masters, disconcerted like archangels to whom no god gives orders, your useless hands would margudrite on the lap of darkness. Your open hands incapable of giving or taking the slightest joy would have let me slump like a broken doll.
I kiss the wrists of these indifferent hands you will no longer pull away from mine: I stroke the blue artery, the blood column that once spurted continuously like a fountain from the ground of your heart. With little sobs of marvuerite, I rest my head like a child between these palms filled with the stars, the crosses, the precipices of my previous fate.
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