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Memoirs of Hadrian

Marguerite Yourcenar

Memoirs of Hadrian

by Marguerite Yourcenar

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Published by Penguin in association with Secker and Warburg in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMarguerite Yourcenar ; translated from the French by Grace Frick in collaboration with the author.
SeriesA King Penguin
The Physical Object
Pagination252p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22608625M
ISBN 100140061711

Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar Memoirs of Hadrian is a novel by the French writer Marguerite Yourcenar about the life and death of Roman Emperor Hadrian. The book was first published in France in French in as Mémoires d'Hadrien, and was an immediate success, meeting with enormous critical acclaim. Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ashleyllanes.com

Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar avg. rating · Ratings Both an exploration of character and a reflection on the meaning of history, Memoirs of Hadrian has received international acclaim since its first publication in France in Jun 11,  · Buy Memoirs of Hadrian: And Reflections on the Composition of Memoirs of Hadrian (Penguin Modern Classics) New Ed by Marguerite Yourcenar, Paul Bailey, Grace Frick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(49).

Oct 13,  · Memoirs of Hadrian – Marguerite Yourcenar – Posted by Guillermo Maynez on 3/9/, OK, here I go. I finished the book a couple of weeks ago, ages before I thought I’d do, and so I hope I’m not too disconnected/5. Marguerite Yourcenar's book "Memoirs of Hadrian" is definitely one of those novels that I can appreciate without having enjoyed. It is very clear how much work Yourcenar book into the book, in which Hadrian, a Roman emperor tells his life story via a letter/5(19).


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Both an exploration of character and a reflection on the meaning of history, Memoirs of Hadrian has received international acclaim since its first publication in France in In it, Marguerite Yourcenar reimagines the Emperor Hadrian's arduous boyhood, his triumphs and reversals, and finally, as emperor, his gradual reordering of a war-torn world, writing with the imaginative insight of a great writer of the Cited Memoirs of Hadrian book In it, Marguerite Yourcenar reimagines the Emperor Hadrian's arduous boyhood, his triumphs and reversals, and finally, as emperor, his gradual reordering of a war-torn world, writing with the Both an exploration of character and a reflection on the meaning of history, Memoirs of Hadrian has received international acclaim since its first publication in France in /5(K).

Mar 27,  · One of the great emperors, at least in part for bringing about a long period of peace and building to the empire, Hadrian is the "author" of this long letter to his chosen successor, Marcus Aurelius.

This is fiction of the highest order. One person found this helpful out of 5 stars A Wall Street Journal Treasure?/5(7). Mar 16,  · Memoirs of Hadrian is a classic that should be more well-known. Yourcenar really inhabits the mind of the emperor as he passes on his story to his chosen successor.

It is a beautiful, poignant work that is meticulously researched. You'll be amazed and /5(). Feb 03,  · The novel is formed as an autobiography of the Emperor Hadrian, who ruled Rome from CE to ; he was one of the "Five Good Emperors" who helped bring Roman civilization to its highest point.

Hadrian was complicated. Politically, he was a good emperor from a Roman point of view, but other nations (like the Jews) /5(). May 18,  · Both an exploration of character and a reflection on the meaning of history, Memoirs of Hadrian has received international acclaim since its first publication in France in In it, Marguerite Yourcenar reimagines the Emperor Hadrian's arduous boyhood, his triumphs and reversals, and finally, as emperor, his gradual reordering of a war-torn world, writing with the imaginative insight of a great /5.

Both an exploration of character and a reflection on the meaning of history, Memoirs of Hadrian has received international acclaim since its first publication in France in In it, Marguerite Yourcenar reimagines the Emperor Hadrian's arduous boyhood, his triumphs and reversals, and finally, as emperor, his gradual reordering of a war-torn world, writing with the imaginative insight of a great writer of the.

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Marguerite Yourcenar’s most popular book is Memoirs of Hadrian. Marguerite Yourcenar’s Memoirs of Hadrian, is one of the few novels which successfully time-travels the life of a man who lived in the second century AD, into our world.

The book is written in the Author: Julie Parsons. Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yournecar is a classic historical novel detailing the life and reign of the Roman emperor Hadrian, as told from the first-person point-of-view of Hadrian himself.

The narrative is told in a letter written by the protagonist to his successor, Marcus Aurelius. May 18,  · Both an exploration of character and a reflection on the meaning of history, Memoirs of Hadrian has received international acclaim since its first publication in France in In it, Marguerite /5(2).

Marguerite Yourcenar () was the author of more than twenty books, of which Memoirs of Hadrian is her acknowledged masterpiece. Both an exploration of character and a meditation on history, Marguerite Yourcenar's classic novel, Memoirs of Hadrian, has received international acclaim since its initial publication in France in Author: Marguerite Yourcenar.

Memoirs Of Hadrian is a sort of beautifully crafted hybrid of both fiction and nonfiction. The novel covers significant events in Roman history as narrated by Hadrian himself. Yourcenar also inserts philosophical thoughts and reflections that were prevalent during Hadrian’s era of rule.

This engaging summary presents an analysis of Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar, a stunning fictional autobiography of the Roman emperor Hadrian. Written in the form of a letter from the dying Hadrian to his young successor Marcus Aurelius, it is both a chronicle of the emperor’s rise to power and his efforts to bring peace to his empire, and a meditation on the legacy he is leaving behind.

Both an exploration of character and a reflection on the meaning of history, "Memoirs of Hadrian" has received international acclaim since its first publication in France in In it, Marguerite Yourcenar reimagines the Emperor Hadrian's arduous boyhood, his triumphs and reversals, and finally, as emperor, his gradual reordering of a war-torn 5/5(1).

Memoirs of Hadrian, historical novel by Marguerite Yourcenar, published in as Mémoires d’Hadrien. In the book, Yourcenar creates a vivid and historically accurate portrait of the 2nd-century Roman Empire under Hadrian’s rule. The work is a fictional first-person narrative in the form of.

Memoirs of Hadrian, published originally as Mémoires d’Hadrien inis the magnum opus of acclaimed French author Marguerite Yourcenar. The novel is a work of historical fiction narrated in the first person by Roman Emperor Hadrian in the form of a letter to his successor and adopted grandson Marcus Aurelius (“Mark”).

Memoirs of Hadrian () A novel by Marguerite Yourcenar Written in the form of a testamentary letter from the Emperor Hadrian to his successor, the youthful Marcus Aurelius, this work is as extraordinary Author: Marguerite Yourcenar. Aug 03,  · Buy Memoirs of Hadrian Second Edition by Marguerite Yourcenar (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5).Yourcenar’s Memoirs of Hadrian has often been called a historical novel, but strictly speaking it is not, since it rejects the use of local color, period dress, and period customs found, for.Jun 07,  · “A human life,” wrote Marguerite Yourcenar, author of Memoirs of Hadrian, when reflecting on the composition of her book, “cannot be graphed, whatever people might say, by two virtual perpendiculars, representing what a man believed himself to be and what he wished to be, plus a flat horizontal for what he actually was; rather the.