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distinguished modern humanist -- Andre Gide. An inaugural public lecture delivered in Armidale, New South Wales on July 13, 1960. by J. C. Davies

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Published by [The University of New England Press] in Armidale, New South Wales .
Written in English


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Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16606595M

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They say that a young person trying to write a novel ends up writing an autobiography. Mark Twain and James Joyce manage to make stories about their earlier experiences, but Gide doesn't. The book is a register of the travels of the author and his wife from city to city, country to /5(5). Gide, who eschews any irony and wit, ponders - autobiographically - his own sexual awakening. Published in , he went as far as he could go then, which only reached Tunisia. The most interesting character is Menalque, who is based on Oscar Wilde/5(5).   “The humanist has four leading characteristics—curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and a belief in the human race—and all four are present in Gide The humanist of our age.” —E. M. Forster A Penguin Classic In The Immoralist, André Gide presents the confessional account of a man seeking the truth of his own nature /5(16). André Paul Guillaume Gide 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/5.

The Immoralist is a novel by André Gide, published in France in The Immoralist is a recollection of events that Michel narrates to his three visiting friends. One of those friends solicits job search assistance for Michel by including in a letter to Monsieur D. R., President du Conseil, a /5. In The Immoralist, Andre Gide presents the confessional account of a man seeking the truth of his own nature. The story's protagonist, Michel, knows nothing about love when he marries the gentle Marceline out of duty to his father. On the couple's honeymoon to Tunisia, Michel becomes very ill, and during his recovery he meets a young Arab boy whose radiant health and beauty captivate him. 11 nov. - Découvrez le tableau "André Gide" de samabeong sur Pinterest. Voir plus d'idées sur le thème Prix nobel de littérature, La symphonie pastorale et Ecrivain francais pins. Rachilde wrote a review of The Immoralist for the Mercure de France (which published Gide’s book) in July It was, for her, a book that contained “some of the most dangerous intellectual traps that one can set for our enfeebled modern understanding.”[6] But for her the problem was not hard to discern, and she found Gide’s way of dealing with it too tentative.

A French writer, humanist, and moralist who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in , André Gide was born in Paris on 22 November , into a middle-class Protestant family. Gide’s career ranged from its beginnings in the symbolist movement, to the advent of anticolonialism between the two World Wars.   Last week, I noted that The Immoralist "caused a scandal" on its first publication in Which is the kind of thing you do when you get most of your knowledge about a .   The book is in the form of Michel's attempt to justify his conduct to his friends. Notable for its fusion of autobiographical elements with both biblical and classical clarity and lack of clutter, The Immoralist marks a decided shift in Gide's prose style and a somewhat decadent floweriness to his later classical clarity and lack of clutter/5(K). “The humanist has four leading characteristics—curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and a belief in the human race—and all four are present in Gide The humanist of our age.” —E. M. Forster A Penguin Classic In The Immoralist, André Gide presents the confessional account of a man seeking the truth of his own nature /5(K).