Sharing Tuesday: Marguerite Duras

Marguerite Duras

Marguerite Duras
Photo source: Modernista

I was introduced to Marguerite Duras’ writing through her book The War, which I read at university. I enjoyed it immensely and then sought out anything else written by her I could find in English. She wrote about sexuality and love in a way I had never read before. I spent many years afterwards trying to emulate her style.

Below is a fragment of the film Hiroshima Mon Amour, which she wrote. I highly recommend checking out her books.

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