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ISBN10: 0809303477 ISBN13: 9780809303472 Edition: Hardcover; 1969-03-01

Summary

An ingenious metaphor provides the framework for this pene�trating study of Andr� Gide. To explore Gide�s �labyrinth of values,� Ben Stoltzfus uses the Prometheus legend as a point of departure, and with discerning erudition develops the thread that runs throughout Gide�s writings. Each book, from Les Cahiers d�Andr� Walter (1891) to Th�s�e (1946), along with his voluminous Journal, is seen as revealing a moral and aesthetic effort to draw away from bondage or self-deception, from spiritual blindness, and from submission to authority. .

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  • Physical Description: 4.9"x8.2"x0.9"; 0.1 lb; 208 pages
  • Edition Info: Hardcover; 1969-03-01

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