Book
Dutch

Hiroshima mon amour

Marguerite Duras (author)
Title
Hiroshima mon amour
Author
Marguerite Duras
Language
Dutch
Original language
French
Original title
Hiroshima mon amour
Publisher
Amsterdam: Contact, 1973
139 p.
ISBN
90-254-6274-X

About Marguerite Duras

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Marguerite Germaine Marie Donnadieu (4 April 1914 – 3 March 1996), known as Marguerite Duras (French: [maʁɡ(ə)ʁit dyʁas]), was a French novelist, playwright, screenwriter, essayist, and experimental filmmaker. Her script for the film Hiroshima mon amour (1959) earned her a nomination for Best Original Screenplay at the Academy Awards.

Early life and education

Duras was born Marguerite Donnadieu on 4 April 1914, in Gia Định, Cochinchina, French Indochina (now Vietnam). Her parents, Marie (née Legrand, 1877-1956) and Henri Donnadieu (1872-1921), were teachers from France who likely had met at Gia Định High School. They had both had previous marriages. Marguerite had two older siblings: Pierre, the eldest, and Paul.

Duras's father fell ill and he returned to France, where …Read more on Wikipedia