Marguerite Yourcenar

Marguerite Yourcenar (UK: , US: , French: [ma()it jusna] (listen); born Marguerite Antoinette Jeanne Marie Ghislaine Cleenewerck de Crayencour, 8 June 1903 17 December 1987) was a French novelist and essayist born in Brussels, Belgium, who became a US citizen in 1947. Winner of the Prix Femina and the Erasmus Prize, she was the first woman elected to the Acadmie franaise, in 1980, and the seventeenth person to occupy seat 3.


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