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André Gide


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1947
   the winner was   
André Gide
1869-1951; "for his comprehensive and artistically significant writings...."
André Gide
   wrote   
The Counterfeiters
1927. 'Les faux-monnayeurs'. Its main theme is that of the original and the copy, and what differentiates them – both in the external plot of the counterfeit gold coins and in the portrayal of the characters' feelings and their relationships.
André Gide
   wrote   
Lafcadio's Adventures
1914. 'The Vatican Swindle'. Aka. 'Les caves du Vatican'. A humorous satire on bourgeois complacency, be it orthodox or anticlerical, and on relativism and chance.
André Gide
   wrote   
Strait is the Gate
'La Porte Étroite'. Probes some of the complexities and terrors of adolescence and growing up.
André Gide
   wrote   
The Immoralist
'L'immoraliste'.
André Gide
   created the character   
Édouard
The Counterfeiters, 1925, English translation, 1927
André Gide
   created the character   
Olivier Molinier
The Counterfeiters
Vedel-Azaïs School
   was created by   
André Gide
School and boardinghouse close to the Luxembourg Gardens, from "The Counterfeiters", 1925
André Gide
   wrote   
The Immoralist
1902
André Gide
   wrote   
The Counterfeiters
1927
André Gide
   said   
"One Doesn’t Discover New Lands Without Consenting to Lose Sight of the Shore for a Very Long Time"
French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1947






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