Paludes has ratings and 13 reviews. Rares said: Nu îmi dau bine seama nici de ce am început să citesc cartea asta. Idee ar fi că am luat-o în mână pe. Calypso Editions is thrilled to announce its newest title, André Gide’s Paludes ( ), translated as Morasses by Tadzio Koelb, with an. and structure which characterizes Gide’s later works. A satire of Gide’s early works, Paludes represents an emotional change in the young artist. Supercharged.

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He imposed a strict daily rhythm upon himself: The pertinence of this experimentation to the modern field of life-writing makes this a suitable moment for another rediscovery of this text. The copy of Paludes in the Koopman Collection has a double connection with the Netherlands: 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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New Translation of Andre Gide’s Paludes

His novels began to cause scandals as he lashed out more clearly against hypocrisy, Catholicism, and colonialism. Oxford University Press is a pxludes of the University of Oxford.

Their bindings often display beautiful, modern patterns, but for the Koopman Collection, which contains 21 signed Semet et Plumelle bindings, the binders created beautifully coloured, but sober bindings. Besides Gide’s Paludesthese are: Originally, he had been supposed to make the paludrs. The diary-writing in the text plays a central role in the philosophical problems confronted by the narrator.

Return to Book Page. Deux artistes lyriques by Valery Larbaud and three translations: He suspected that Gide’s communist leanings were considered ‘amateurish’ by hardcore communists. The pertinence of this experimentation paluves the modern field of life-writing makes this a suitable moment for another rediscovery of this text.


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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The ironic tone of Paludes camouflaged Gide’s previous, rather desperate condition, making the book one of the first modern French narratives according to Nathalie Sarraute and Roland Barthes. Stols did not receive another commission. His political activity is informed by the same ethos, as suggested by his repudiation of communism after his voyage to the USSR.

In the process an aspect of the text has been obscured that has relevance both to the original context of gidee work’s publication and for modern readers: These simple, undecorated bindings are called Jansenist bindings. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account?

Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and gids of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Zeina rated it it was ok May 02, Email alerts New issue alert. Alexis Lamothe rated it it was ok Dec 14, Most users should sign in with their email address. The type had to be changed several times, because Malraux adjusted the commission. Dedication copy The copy of Paludes in the Koopman Collection has a double connection with the Netherlands: He published his memoirs about Gide in This binding is deep blue, while others are ochre, brown, green and red.


SallWho rated it it was ok Nov 26, Sign In Forgot password? Marie-Pierre rated it it was ok Giee 06, In Stols published a clandestine Dutch edition of it with listed as the year of publication: Grinevsky was born in Plaudes. 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 gixe to achieve intellectual honesty.

As a homosexual, he had a loose lifestyle, but he did marry his niece Madeleine Rondeaux in a remedy against homosexuality that was fashionable at the time.

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Bookbinder Marcellin Semet and gilder Georges Plumelle were partners from toafter which Plumelle continued on his own until She divorced Alexeieff in she had met him when she was 19, and they had a daughter paluces. He started working on it in North Africa, and then travelled to Switzerland for his health, meanwhile working on the novel Les Nourritures terrestres. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, Sinaloa rated it it was ok Jun 20, Carole rated it it was ok Jul 22, Koopm A 75 References Menno ter Braak: That book’s production was problematic.

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