“Strait is the Gate”, first published in in France as “La Porte etroite”, is a novel about the failure of love in the face of the narrowness of the moral philosophy. La Porte Etroite [Andre Gide] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Results 1 – 30 of LA Porte Etroite (French Edition) by Andre Gide and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at.
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The title refers to a phrase in the Gospel of Luke in the Bible: Ships with Tracking Number! This book’s ideal doesn’t go with today’s trend porrte culture, and it is hard to understand. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. There is an abundance of allusions contemporary readers might miss; the writing is too self-consciously artistic to be taken entirely at face value.
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Hers is a greater perversity than Michel’s, who, after all, was only doing as liked. In the limited sense in which the Immoralist was right in sinning for earthly joy, Alissa was justified in sinning to achieve her view of heaven. NONE ] [ Writing: As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots.
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Alissa’s point of view is presented in letters and in the substantial section of her diary copied verbatim by Jerome and inserted into the narrative after he has given his own version of what happened.
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Gide was the only child of Paul Gide and his wife, Juliette Rondeaux. What makes Biblio different? Retrieved from ” https: The Sensible Magpie Published: The problem here being that the gate of virtue is too narrow for two people, too narrow for love, and too narrow for two people in love.
I read this book long long ago when I was 15 or so. Retrieved December 30, from Encyclopedia. Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request. But the element of falsification is quite subtly insinuated, for instance, in Alissa’s implied but consciously literary self-identification with Pascal in her diary entries.
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Nevertheless, she is happy to enjoy Jerome’s intellectual discussions and keeps him hanging on to her affection. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject.
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