Dreams and Destinies, the Rosetta Stone of Marguerite Yourcenar's
canon, is an intimate journal of her dreams. In Dreams and
Destinies Yourcenar has provided us with the most daring, yet least
conventional form of autobiography, a form that allows the reader
to view her life refracted through the poetic sensibility of her
own sleeping mind. In recording her dream life, Yourcenar wanders
through a picture gallery of the soul, pausing before ruined... more...