To me both books are about the same characters though I read some place that they are two different stories. I thoroughly enjoyed the book. Nos faz imaginar como seria o filme se tivesse sido dirigido por ela.
See Article History Alternative Title: Marguerite Donnadieu Marguerite Duras, pseudonym of Marguerite Donnadieu, born April 4,Gia Dinh, Cochinchina [Vietnam]—died March 3,ParisFranceFrench novelist, screenwriter, scenarist, playwright, and film director, internationally known for her screenplays of Hiroshima mon amour and India Song Duras spent most of her childhood in Indochina, but at the age of 17 she moved to France to study at the University of ParisSorbonne, from which she received licences in law and politics.
She favoured leftist causes and for 10 years was a member of the Communist Party. She began writing in Un Barrage contre le Pacifique ; The Sea Wallher third published novel and first success, dealt semiautobiographically with a poor French family in Indochina.
Her next successes, Le Marin de Gibraltar ; The Sailor from Gibraltar and Moderato cantabilewere more lyrical and complex and more given to dialogue.
Duras, MargueriteMarguerite Duras, She directed as well as wrote the film adaptation of her play India Song, which offers a static, moody portrayal of the wife of the French ambassador in Calcutta and her several lovers.
Some of her screenplays were adaptations of her own novels and short stories. Learn More in these related Britannica articles:As a stunningly beautiful work of art, "The Lover", by Marguerite Duras, realistically and profoundly exposes the astonishing harmonization and clashing dissonance of love, sexuality and antagonism, memory and forgetfulness, emotions of happiness and dolefulness, and certitude of being desired.
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Even to those who have spent years studying her work, Marguerite Duras is not an easy figure to decipher.
The filmmaker, novelist and playwright, who was born in the early 20th century in present. As ever, Marguerite Duras draws you in, and leaves the reader to judge the rather ambiguous, flawed, and ultimately human, characters. The child, as she is known in the book, is less innocent, but more vulnerable than in the Lover/5(8).
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Born in , Marguerite Duras was a French writer and film director. Her novel, The Lover, won the Prix Goncourt in and was made into a widely acclaimed film.