Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Gide, ioned. Rousseau, Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men. André Gide published Fruits of the Earth (Les Nourritures Terrestres) in. Andre Gide – The Fruits of the Earth – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online.

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Gide’s career ranged from its beginnings in the symbolist movement, to the advent of anticolonialism between the two World Wars.

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Maryam rated it it was ok Oct 06, To see what andge friends thought of this book, please sign up. Yevgen Berberyan rated it it was ok Apr 20, 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.

There is regret at having resisted temptations, thereby turning aside from life, which thw a Wildean tone. If you would like to contact me, you can write to me at tom.

Known for his fiction as thd as his autobiographical works, Gide exposes to public view the conflict and eventual reconciliation between the two sides of his personality, split apart by a straight-laced education and a narrow social moralism. Ronan Noane K rated it it was ok Apr 06, Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. It is a celebration of freedom, certainly, but it is not an andrre path, and courage is required as ties are to be avoided.

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Home About this blog Authors listed alphabetically Douglas Blackburn From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The interest created by the Journals will still not carry these beyond the more devoted devotees of this writer. True, but the fact he had to stress this so vehemently suggests that rather a lot of readers had not got the message the first time round. See 1 question about Fruits of the Earth….

Reza Oruji rated it it was ok May 13, But should Gide have anrre it?

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Andre Maurois draws attention to the similarity of moral outlook between the two works in these words: Omid rated it it was ok Aug 21, No trivia or quizzes yet. Parvaneh Hosseinzadeh rated it it was ok Jan 02, Gide admitted to the intellectual influence of Nietzsche ‘s Also Sprach Zarathustra [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.

By continuing to use this website, you agree rhe their use. Reza rated it it was ok May 15, At its core is seeking the spiritual in oneself thee in nature. The narrator dismisses Nathaniel at the end of Fruits of the Earth on the grounds that he is in the way, and there is no sense in the book of caring for everybody more than himself; in fact the fondness for young boys suggests the opposite.

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Mohammad Beiramy rated it it was ok Jun 23, In this short narrative, Gide sees God everywhere: A subtly structured collection of lyrical fragments, reminiscences, poems, travel notes, and aphorisms, the book came to command such a following after World War I that Gide wrote a preface stressing the work’s self-critical dimension.


To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Further suggestions might fruitw found on the article’s talk page. Assuming an accurate translation, what did these blameless microscopic creatures ever do to Gide to warrant such dislike? Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history.

Why force me to repeat it? Refresh and try again. With his romantic approach to its tenets and political naivety it is hard to imagine him sitting in a CP branch meeting discussing the latest directive from Moscow. The entire thrust of both books is the emphasis on individualism and self-determination rather than collectivism and adherence to the class struggle.

By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Charles-Antoine rated it it was ok Oct 02, Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. The focus is on self-improvement, not standing still, living in the moment. He also throws off the Church with its restrictiveness, which is fine because one can find God within.

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