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Hadrian's Memoirs (tr)

Author(s): Yourcenar, Marguerite Pages: 309
Publisher: Doubleday Date of Publication: 1954
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Rom Emp Period: 117-138 AD (Code: 7d2)
Rome Setting: y/2 Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: n First Person: y
Detective/Narrator: Hadrian
Subject: Letter with account of his life written to young M. Aurelius by Hadrian
Unique Qualities:
Rating: exc (EFR); masterly, authentic (Irw); 'rambling...little action' (EFR, CW 52.7, p201)
Review By: EFR
Review In: CW 57.2 (52): 'careful scholarship...great sensitivity...wise, ironic, subtle..'
Review By: EFR
Review In: CW 52.7 (204)

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