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The Immoralist

by AndreМЃ Gide

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Published by Vintage Books in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby André Gide, translated from the French by Dorothy Bussy.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsDorothy Bussy (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationviii, 147 p.
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19077099M
OCLC/WorldCa3122953

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  Many readers of this book are inclined to compare it with the works of Camus. I grant that The Immoralist does suggest existential questions but, unlike Camus' La Chute (for instance), it simply presents the life and actions of the anti-hero without his actual and deliberate existential questioning. This is the subtle richness of Gide's writing.5/5(5). The book is structured into four parts beginning with Simon, the youngest sibling, whose predicted date of death is the first of the four. He doesn’t share the exact date until that date arrives, previously only admitting, “Young,” when the other siblings reveal their own.

Get this from a library! The immoralist. [André Gide; Dorothy Bussy] -- "In The Immoralist, André Gide presents the confessional account of a man seeking the truth of his own nature. The story's protagonist, Michel, knows nothing about love when he marries the gentle. Discussion Questions 1. The Immortalists explores the degree to which we shape our own destinies — do you believe that the siblings’ fate was preordained? Why or why not? 2. The novel takes place in very different settings — s New York City, the San Francisco dance scene, glitzy Las Vegas hotels.


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The Immoralist (written inpublished in ), one of his best-known works, deals with the unhappy consequences of amoral hedonism. Filled with similarities of Gide's own life, it is the story of Michel, who, during three years of travel in Europe and North Africa, tries to rise above good and evil and allow his passions (including his attraction to young Arab boys) free rein; in doing so, he neglects his 4/4(53).

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André Gide's controversial short novel L'Immoraliste (; The Immoralist) describes a journey of self-discovery by which a young man becomes increasingly aware of his homosexual inclinations. The Immoralist is based on Gide's personal experience of discovering his homosexuality while traveling as a young man in North Africa.

THE IMMORTALISTS explores the degree to which we shape our own destinies. Do you believe that the siblings’ fate was preordained. Why or why not. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The Immoralist" See other formats. The novel opens in on Manhattan's Lower East Side. The Gold Siblings, Simon, age 7, Klara, 9, Daniel, 11, and Varya, 13 go to see a fortune teller they have heard about in their neighborhood.

The woman meets with each child separately and predicts the date of their deaths. About The Immortalists. A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: The Washington Post, NPR, Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple, Marie Claire, New York Public Library, LibraryReads, The Skimm, Lit Hub, Lit Reactor AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “A captivating family saga.”–The New York Times Book Review “This literary family saga is perfect for fans of Celeste Ng and Donna Tartt.”–.

About The Immoralist. First published in and immediately assailed for its themes of omnisexual abandon and perverse aestheticism, The Immoralist is the novel that launched André Gide’s reputation as one of France’s most audacious literary stylists, a groundbreaking work that opens the door onto a universe of unfettered impulse whose possibilities still seem exhilarating and shocking.

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In the novel, Michel is portrayed as a man who is torn between. For 'The Immortalists' Knowledge Of Death Changes Lives In Chloe Benjamin's new book, four siblings growing up on the Lower East Side amid the upheavals of.

In The Immoralist, Andre Gide presents the confessional account of a man seeking the truth of his own nature. The story's protagonist, Michel, knows nothing about love when he marries the gentle Marceline out of duty to his father. On the couple's honeymoon to Tunisia, Michel becomes very ill, and during his recovery he meets a young Arab boy whose radiant health and beauty captivate him.

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Since the book is entitled “The Immoralist” one might suppose that Gide means it as a cautionary tale about a self ish young husband. But noth ing (is ever simple with Gide. Although Michel.First published in and immediately assailed for its themes of omnisexual abandon and perverse aestheticism, The Immoralist  is the novel that launced André Gide's reputation as one of France's 5/5(1).