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Duras

Marguerite, real name Marguerite Donnadieu. 1914--96, French novelist born in Giadinh, Indochina (now in Vietnam). Her works include The Sea Wall (1950), Practicalities (1990), ?crire (1993), and the script for the film Hiroshima mon amour (1960)
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Our special feature showcases a 1975 interview with Marguerite Duras reprinted here with permission of the University of Chicago Press, where interviewer Susan Husserl-Kapit asks Duras many questions regarding her views on women's writing, feminist literature, how gender inscribes intelligence, motherhood, etc.
The key questions that this article will explore are: how do Duras and Bellow create this awkward aesthetics of violence?
The second screening, on Wednesday, featured an intimate talk between Duras and another iconic French filmmaker, Jean-Luc Godard.
Ces documents s'accompagnent d'une bibliographie choisie qui privilegie l'orientation biographique et les rapports litteraires entre Mme de Duras et Stendhal; on regrette neanmoins que cette bibliographie n'inclue pas davantage de references aux travaux critiques consacres a l'oeuvre de Mme de Duras, et, en particulier, aux nombreux articles publies recemment sur Ourika aux Etats-Unis.
The Folio volume is based on previously undiscovered manuscripts in Duras's hand that her descendants made available to the edi- tor, Marie-Benedicte Diethelm.