Definition of Yourcenar, Marguerite in English:

Yourcenar, Marguerite

proper noun

  • (1903–87), French writer. Many of her novels are meticulous historical reconstructions, including Mémoires d'Hadrian (1951). Her interest in male homosexuality is reflected in the novel Alexis ou le Traité du vain combat (1929).

Pronunciation

Yourcenar, Marguerite

/juʀs(ə)naʀ//ˈjʊəsənɑː/