TITLE

ANDRÉ GIDE

AUTHOR(S)
Toloudis, Constantin
PUB. DATE
January 1986
SOURCE
Research Guide to Biography & Criticism;1986 World Drama Index, p247
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
The article presents a research guide to the life and works of dramatist André Gide. Numerous and very diverse, the biographical accounts of Gide available to date can be viewed in two distinct categories: accounts that attempt to explain the man by studying his literary accomplishments as well as his socio-political activism and his stature as a moralist; and accounts motivated by a strong sense of advocacy, focusing on ethical issues and attempting to promote either a totally positive image of the author or a position hostile to him. Gide's drama being a small part of his total production of creative works, the critical literature dealing with it specifically is relatively limited in volume. As of this date only one book-length study dealing with Gide's theater is available.
ACCESSION #
17074500

 

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