Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

Yourcenar, with birthname Marguerite Antoinette Jeanne Marie Ghislaine Cleenewerck de Crayencour was born in Brussels, Belgium, to Michel Cleenewerck de Crayencour, of French bourgeois descent, and a Belgian mother, Fernande de Cartier de Marchienne, of Belgian nobility,

She grew up in the home of her paternal grandmother.

The surname Yourcenar was a pen name

Yourcenar's first novel, Alexis, was published in 1929. She translated Virginia Woolf's The Waves over a 10-month period in 1937.

Moved to the United States at the invitation of her partner to be Grace Frick

Lived on an island in Maine

Most famous for her novel

Memoirs of Hadrian

Yourcenar was the first female member elected to the Académie française.

This book by George Rousseau chronicles her life and work

An excellent and informative read

Hardcover with intact dust jacket

Book is as new

154 pages
There were no answered questions or comments placed on this listing.
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Nationwide by NZ Post in postage included bag$4.00
  • Seller does not allow pick-ups
  • Seller location: Te Awamutu, Waikato, NZ

Payment options

  • NZ bank deposit
  • Cash