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Marguerite Yourcenar

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Yourcenar, Marguerite -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Women and literature -- France -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Pierre L. Horn.
      SeriesTwayne"s world authors series ;, TWAS 758., French literature, Twayne"s world authors series ;, TWAS 758., Twayne"s world authors series.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ2649.O8 Z69 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination121 p. :
      Number of Pages121
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2864881M
      ISBN 100805766081
      LC Control Number84027889


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