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André Gide; a critical biography

George Duncan Painter

André Gide; a critical biography

by George Duncan Painter

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gide, André, 1869-1951,
  • Authors, French -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [135]-142.

    Statement[by] George D. Painter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2613.I2 Z657 1968b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 147 p.
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5539184M
    LC Control Number67016541

    The works of the French author André Gide () reveal his passionate revolt against the restraints and conventions inherited from 19th-century France. He sought to uncover the authentic self beneath its contradictory masks. André Gide was born in Paris on Nov. 22, , to Paul Gide, a professor of law at the Sorbonne, and his wife, Juliette. Gide, in this first English translation, defended a poet named Oscar Wilde when other poets threatened to wreck Wilde's life and attempted to show that Wilde was an honorable man. Gide's personal sketches are presented in this book that are in original form. This work was written during the prime of Oscar Wilde's life. André Gide (), French writer, whose novels, plays, and.

    quotes from André Gide: 'It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.', 'Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.', and 'Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.'. Gide also contributed an essay in ‘The God That Failed’, a book which collected testimonies of several famous ex-communist writers and journalists. In Les Nouvelles nourritures (Later Fruits of the Earth) had reiterated the ideal of liberation, now tempered by consideration of .

    In this literary biography of Gide, an intimate portrait of the reluctantly public man emerges. Following Gide from his first forays among the Symbolists through his sexual and political awakenings to his worldwide fame as a writer, sage, and commentator on his age, Sheridan richly conveys the drama of a remarkable life; the depth, breadth, and vitality of an incomparable oeuvre; and the. The Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to André Paul Guillaume Gide "for his comprehensive and artistically significant writings, in which human problems and conditions have been presented with a fearless love of truth and keen psychological insight".


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André Paul Guillaume Gide (French: [ɑ̃dʁe pɔl ɡijom ʒid]; 22 November – 19 February ) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature (in ). Gide's career ranged from its beginnings in the symbolist movement, to the advent of anticolonialism between the two World Wars.

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Correspondance / André Gide, Francis Jammes, (2 vols., edited by Pierre Lachasse and Pierre Masson) Correspondance, / André Gide, Paul-Albert Laurens, (edited by Pierre Masson & Jean-Michel Wittmann) Correspondance: / André Gide, Maria van Rysselberghe, (edited by Peter Schnyder and Juliette Solvès).

Gide was born Novemin Paris into a strict Protestant family and educated at the École Alsacienne and the Lycée Henri IV. In his first book, Les cahiers d’Andre Walter (The Notebooks of Andre Walter, ), Gide described the religious and romantic idealism of Reviews: 6.

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PAINTER. IN Algiers inOscar Wilde procured for Andre Gide a flute- playing Arab boy, primarily in order to amuse himself and his favourite, Lord Alfred Douglas.

As Gide climbed into a carriage with. The Journals of Andre Gide, Vol 1: André Gide. Out of Stock. Gide’s collected works have been published in fifteen volumes (). From Nobel Lectures, LiteratureEditor Horst Frenz, Elsevier Publishing Company, Amsterdam, This autobiography/biography was written at the time of the award and first published in the book.

André Gide was born in Paris, France, on Novem His father, a Huguenot of great integrity and piety from southwestern France, was a brilliant jurist and professor at the Paris Law School.

Gide was born Novemin Paris into a strict Protestant family and educated at the École Alsacienne and the Lycée Henri IV. In his first book, Les cahiers d’Andre Walter (The Notebooks of Andre Walter, ), Gide described the religious and romantic idealism of an unhappy young man.

André Malraux, French novelist, art historian, and statesman who became an active supporter of Gen. Charles de Gaulle and, after de Gaulle was elected president inserved for 10 years as France’s minister of cultural affairs.

His major works include the novel La Condition humaine (; Man’s.Correspondence with André Gide, the manuscripts and notes for his biography PORTRAIT OF ANDRÉ GIDE, and for his translations of the JOURNALS OF ANDRÉ GIDE, SO BE IT, and PRETEXTS, and other notes and articles about André Gide.

Rare Book & .Andre Gide was a French writer and moralist popular for his fiction and autobiographical works. He was a controversial figure and his life and views on moral, political and religious matters were better known than his literary works.