Annie Ernaux (born Duschesne, in Lillebonne, Seine-Maritime on 1 September 1940) is a French writer. Life and work Childhood and education. Ernaux grew up in Yvetot in Normandy. She is from a working-class background.
Since the publication of her first book, Cleaned Out, in 1974, Annie Ernaux’s writing has continued to explore not only her own her life experience but also that of her generation, her parents, women, anonymous others encountered in public space, the forgotten. The main themes threaded through her work over more than four decades, are: the body and sexuality; intimate relationships; social.
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