We Met in Paris: Grace Frick and Her Life with Marguerite Yourcenar

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A Conversation with Joan E. Howard
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Monday, October 22, 2018
6:30 PM

In English. Free and open to the public. No RSVP necessary.

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A Conversation with Joan E. Howard

Joan E. Howard will discuss her intimate and scrupulously documented biography of translator Grace Frick and acclaimed author Marguerite Yourcenar.

We Met in Paris: Grace Frick and her Life with Marguerite Yourcenar (University of Missouri Press) is both an intimate account and a thorough investigation of the relationship between famous French author of Mémoires d’Hadrien and the translator who introduced her to English-language readers in 1954. This enthralling portrait contains a great deal of information that will disrupt long-held beliefs about Yourcenar, and might even surprise some of her long-time fans.

In English. Free and open to the public. No RSVP necessary.

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Joan E. Howard is the director of Petite Plaisance, the former home of Marguerite Yourcenar and Grace Frick, and is the author of From Violence to Vision: Sacrifice in the Works of Marguerite Yourcenar.

Monday, October 22, 2018
6:30 PM

In English. Free and open to the public. No RSVP necessary.

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