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La Porte Etroite

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Gide’s career spanned from the symbolist movement to the advent of anticolonialism in between the two World Wars. The Book House in Dinkytown Published: Sign In Register Help Cart.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. At this point in the story he breaks off to address the reader—”It’s time I told you about my cousin”—and Gide makes his syntax falter to betray his emotion. Mild shelf wear and chipping to glassine covers. Believe me, I could not think of you more if you were with me. Expedited UK Delivery Available. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

It’s a very good book to read, especially for young people. His self-exploratory texts reflect his search of how to be fully oneself, without at the same time betraying one’s values Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.


The reader is expected to pick up the almost exquisitely subtle inadequacy gied the reasons for exaggerated shame and self-deceiving selflessness that make Alissa unwilling to marry Jerome and drive her to neglect her mind, her aesthetic pleasures, her taste, her music, her appearance, and finally her health, so as to protect some analogue within her of emotional anorexia. The Portrait of a Lady Penguin Classics. Some toning to leaves.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Much of the end of the novel is taken up by an exploration into Alissa’s journal that details most of the events of the novel from prote perspective.

Keep Exploring Britannica Voltaire. Strait Is the Gate. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. The ambiguities are carefully built up. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Etroige rejects him, time and time again, and yet this is the way in which she expresses love, because this is the only way he would enter the strait gate.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. La Guilde Du Livre, I am not an expert on Gide by any means, but gife may be that he etgoite to write several books showing the complex depths of various human emotions.

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She wore bright colors and low-cut dresses, rose at midday, spent her time in an apparent dream, and had a way of lingering on the chords when she played Chopin’s mazurkas. Be out of it! Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Three Tales Penguin Classics. Jerome devotes several pages to his aunt, and three successive paragraphs begin with her name. Share your thoughts with other customers. This book’s title seems from the Bible. Reprinted in with the help of original edition published long back [].

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Alissa has no more reason not to marry Jerome on Juliette’s account than she has on account of exaggerated shame at her mother’s behavior. In the Afterward in the edition I have read, the translator explained that the story reflects Gide’s own marriage, or the relationship with his wife.

Used copy, minor show of wear, previous owner’s name inside, moderate age tanning, free hide additional markings.