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Strait Is the Gate

Strait Is the Gate

by Andre Gide

Publisher: Overlook Press, The
ISBN: 9781585676057
Pages: 111
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 3 Mb
Date posting: 2020-10-23
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"Strait is the Gate", first published in 1909 in France as "La Porte etroite", is a novel about the failure of love in the face of the narrowness of the moral philosophy of Protestantism. --- André Gide (1869 - 1951) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1947. Gide's career spanned from the symbolist movement to the advent of anticolonialism in between the two World Wars. Gide's work can be seen as an investigation of freedom and empowerment in the face of moralistic and puritan constraints, and gravitates around his continuous effort to achieve intellectual honesty. His self-exploratory texts reflect his search of how to be fully oneself, without at the same time betraying one's values... --- ...