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Marguerite Yourcenar • 23 Items / 18 Books, 5 Articles
Hadrian's Memoirs (1954)
And Reflections on the Composition of Memoirs of Hadrian
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    The Days of an Emperor (Review)
    Hadrian's Memoirs, by Marguerite Yourcenar
    1. Hadrian's Memoirs by Marguerite Yourcenar
    Commonweal, February 18, 1955, pp. 533-536
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    Raison d'etre of a Roman Emperor (Review)
    Hadrian's Memoirs, by Marguerite Yourcenar
    1. Hadrian's Memoirs by Marguerite Yourcenar
    The Saturday Review, November 27, 1954, p. 12
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    Dreams and Longings of a Classical Scholar (Review)
    Hadrian's Memoirs, by Marguerite Yourcenar
    1. Hadrian's Memoirs by Marguerite Yourcenar
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1955, pp. 128-130
  4. The Critics
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    Becoming the Emperor (Review)
    Hadrian's Memoirs, by Marguerite Yourcenar
    1. Hadrian's Memoirs by Marguerite Yourcenar
    The New Yorker, February 14, 2005, pp. 242-251
  5. Books
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    Noble Lives (Review)
    Hadrian's Memoirs, by Marguerite Yourcenar
    1. Hadrian's Memoirs by Marguerite Yourcenar
    The New Yorker, January 8, 1955, pp. 75-80
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    The Reconstruction of a Life (Review)
    Hadrian's Memoirs, by Marguerite Yourcenar
    1. Hadrian's Memoirs by Marguerite Yourcenar
    The New Republic, December 6, 1954, p. 23
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    Hadian's Rome (Review)
    Hadrian's Memoirs, by Marguerite Yourcenar
    1. Hadrian's Memoirs by Marguerite Yourcenar
    The Nation, December 25, 1954, p. 554
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    Imperator Romanus (Review)
    Hadrian's Memoirs, by Marguerite Yourcenar
    1. Hadrian's Memoirs by Marguerite Yourcenar
    Encounter, July 1955, pp. 76-78
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    Limpid Pessimist (10 Reviews)
    Alexis, by Marguerite Yourcenar
    1. Alexis by Marguerite Yourcenar
    2. Coup de Grace by Marguerite Yourcenar
    3. A Coin in Nine Hands by Marguerite Yourcenar
    4. Hadrian's Memoirs by Marguerite Yourcenar
    5. With Open Eyes by Marguerite Yourcenar
    6. The Abyss by Marguerite Yourcenar
    7. Oriental Tales by Marguerite Yourcenar
    8. The Dark Brain of Piranesi, and Other Essays by Marguerite Yourcenar
    9. Plays by Marguerite Yourcenar
    10. Fires by Marguerite Yourcenar
    The New York Review of Books, December 5, 1985, pp. 19-24
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    Pick of the Paperbacks (10 Reviews)
    The Hedgehog and the Fox, by Isaiah Berlin
    1. The Hedgehog and the Fox by Isaiah Berlin
    2. Hadrian's Memoirs by Marguerite Yourcenar
    3. Freedom and the Tragic Life by V.I. Ivanov
    4. The Anchor Review, Number Two by Melvin J. Lasky and Vladimir Nabokov
    5. Point Counter Point by Aldous Huxley
    6. Barren Ground by Ellen Glasgow
    7. The Harbor by Ernest Poole
    8. Company K by William March
    9. Four Plays by George Bernard Shaw by Bernard Shaw
    10. Great English Short Stories by Christopher Isherwood
    The Saturday Review, May 25, 1957, p. 19