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April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Gide’s work can be seen as an investigation of freedom and empowerment in the face of moralistic and puritan constraints, and gravitates around eartj continuous effort to achieve intellectual honesty.


Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Parvaneh Hosseinzadeh rated it it was ok Jan 02, He also throws off the Church with its restrictiveness, which is fine because one can find God within. The interest created by the Journals will still not carry these beyond the more devoted devotees of this writer.

In song, and rhapsodic prose pieces, Gide preaches a sensual revolt and fervor, a “”harrowing life”” rather than a quiet one, a nomadic pursuit of pleasure and a pagan hedonism.

Ideea e ok, dar e livrata prea patetic pentru gustul meu. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Foss rated it it was ok Jul 17, Finally the narrator exhorts his friend Nathaniel, to whom the extended lecture is addressed, to throw away the book because it too represents authority.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Gide’s career ranged from its beginnings in the symbolist movement, to the advent of anticolonialism between the two World Wars. Marzieh Moradpour rated it it was ok Oct 23, Ronan Noane K rated it it was ok Apr 06, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Gide himself suffered so much from “snug homes” that he harped on its dangers all his life.


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Inhale its perfume at once. Reza Oruji rated it it was ok May 13, Such expressions would doubtless get the perpetrator into trouble these days, and those of a censorious nature may feel it is not appropriate to read Gide in future.

He argues for fidelity to it in his life, which actually seems paradoxical. Truits entire thrust of both books is the emphasis on individualism and self-determination rather than collectivism and adherence to the class struggle. Nevertheless it influenced a generation of young writers, including the existentialists Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartreto andr off all that is artificial or merely conventional.

Lists with This Book. Julie rated it it was ok Sep 06, A self-styled “”manual of escape, of liberation””, these Fruits of the Earth were published originally inearly in this writer’s career, and attracted only a very limited reading public.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Know how to find e In this short narrative, Gide sees God everywhere: But should Gide have written it?

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By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Gide admitted to the intellectual influence of Nietzsche ‘s Also Sprach Gidde [1] but the true genesis was the author’s own journey from the deforming influence of his puritanical religious upbringing to liberation in the arms of North African boys.


The first is to flee families, rules, stability. Return to Book Page.

There was a problem eartg your email address. Assuming an accurate translation, what did these blameless microscopic creatures ever do to Gide to warrant such dislike? Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Refresh and try again.

Post-New Age, the sermonising feels banal. Want to Read saving…. Maryam rated it it was ok Oct 06, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. His political activity is informed by the same ethos, as suggested by his repudiation of communism after his voyage to the USSR. Charting his growing sense of liberation from the constriction of Parisian life, it is a hymn to autonomy, escaping the rigidity of rules imposed by others and adhering to a philosophy of self-determination. andee

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The second is to seek adventure, excess, fervor; one should loathe the lukewarm, security, all tempered feelings. All of Nature suggests that man is born to be happy. Omid rated it it was ok Aug 21, The Fruits of eearth Earth French: Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page.

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