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Marguerite Duras

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In essays and interviews, Marguerite Duras questions herself, political inertias, cinema, and literature, discussing the themes, settings, and characterizations that lie at the heart of a cycle of enigmatic works that have captured the imagination of readers and film viewers around the world. The mystery that surrounds her characters - Anne Marie Stretter, the Vice-Consul, ...more
Paperback, 186 pages
Published December 28th 1987 by City Lights Books (first published December 1976)
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Marguerite Donnadieu, better known as Marguerite Duras (pronounced [maʀgəʁit dyˈʁas] in French) (April 4, 1914 – March 3, 1996) was a French writer and film director.

She was born at Gia-Dinh, near Saigon, French Indochina (now Vietnam), after her parents responded to a campaign by the French government encouraging people to work in the colony.

Marguerite's father fell ill soon after their arrival,
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