Andre Gide

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French author and dramatist who is regarded as the father of modern French literature (1869-1951)

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French tradition seems to have led Andre Gide, like Francois-Victor Hugo, to Romanize Shakespeare's Romans.
Andre Gide was born in 1869 into this same bourgeois class.
Overlook Press deserves kudos for its Tusk Ivories imprint (despite its nearly incoherent mission statement), which published this book, Daumal's earlier A Night of Serious Drinking, and writers like Yaakov Shabtai, Andre Gide, and others.
The collection's second section, FPG and the Politics of Cultural Mediation, opens with ]aria Ernst's "If me hunt forger one acme de la litterature: FPG Among the Magazines, which details the strategies by which Grew sought publication and influence through correspondence with significant figures such as Andre Gide.
In 1933, he was arrested by the Soviet secret police, and in 1936 a campaign in his favor, which gained the support of Andre Gide, secured his release from house arrest in Orenburg, a town on the border of Kazakhstan (where his former residence is now a museum dedicated to him).
Andre Gide, initially sympathetic, soon recoiled: he took one look at the workers' paradise and uttered the Gallic equivalent of Sam Goldwyn's epigram, "Include me out.
Hy verwys ook kortliks na die skrywers (soos Andre Gide, Virginia Woolf en Anais Nin) wat 'n bepalende invloed op sy hou van dagboeke gehad het en sluit die essay af deur enkele tegniese vrae eie aan die meeste privaatdagboeke bondig te beantwoord.
Andre Gide and Anais Nin spoke of him in their journals.
The French writer, Andre Gide, commented after a visit to the Belgian congo in the 1930s that, "the more stupid a white man is, the more stupid he thinks black men are".
Else Ploetz and Else Baroness von Freytag-Loringhoven--and Andre Gide.
In fiction there are two novels by Andre Gide published in one volume: Fruits of the Earth and Later Fruits of the Earth ([pounds sterling]6.
Andre Gide was disillusioned with communism because of Soviet constraints on artistic independence and, above all, because the Soviet Union still had "privileges and differences where I hoped to find equality.
Its anti-hero is truly an "Immoralist," as Andre Gide saw when he patterned his own work after Hogg's.
They do not feel the need to make art socially useful and together talk for hours about European writers: "To Raymond, Thomas Mann and Andre Gide were the only living literary giants.
Readers bear witness to the city of Josephine Baker, boxer Jack Johnson and French intellectuals Jean-Paul Sartre and Andre Gide, as it evolves into the Paris of Wright and Gwendolyn Brooks and later Veronique Tadjo, Jean Paul Baptiste and Simon Njami.