« Marguerite Duras, writing passion » – Laetitia Cenac
Journalist Laetitia Cenac sign a full and dense book on the life and work of one who has inspired several generations of women and men, too. Of his childhood in Indochina « look Duras » through his love life, his time of glory, and the place of cinema in its iconic journey, you will learn all about the life of one who considered himself « the first French writer » .
« We’re a writer twenty-four hours on twenty-four or one is not a writer » *
« The time has come for anniversaries: the centenary of his birth (she was born April 4, 1914) and the thirty years of its Amant (Prix Goncourt 1984), passed several million copies. Duras is a classic.
« It is curious writer. This is a contradiction and nonsense. Writing is also not to speak. It is shut. It is screaming silently. « *
Entry into the Bibliothèque de la Pléiade – which would have delighted – she is the author most students studied, translated into more than thirty-five languages. His work is vast, rich, diverse, unlimited. Fifty pounds, nineteen films, hundreds of newspaper articles, a series of interviews, scenarios and even two unpublished songs … With a common denominator poetry, « because there is written the writing of the poem. Real novels are poems. «
The book, beautifully illustrated with archival photographs, shows how Marguerite Duras is necessarily immortal.
« I talked a lot about writing. I do not know what it is. « *