Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Gide, ioned. Rousseau, Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men. André Gide published Fruits of the Earth (Les Nourritures Terrestres) in. Andre Gide – The Fruits of the Earth – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online.

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Books and Writers kirjasto. His self-exploratory texts reflect his search of how to be fully oneself, even to the point of owning one’s sexual nature, without at the same time betraying one’s values. Views Read Edit View history. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. A preface to a new edition in tries to roll back on the suggestion of self-centredness.

The first is to flee families, rules, stability. Omid rated it it was ok Aug 21, Post-New Age, the sermonising feels banal. This article about an s novel is a stub. Pilapont rated it it was ok Erath 15, The second is to seek adventure, excess, fervor; one should loathe the lukewarm, security, all tempered feelings.

Andre Maurois draws attention to the similarity of moral outlook between the two works in these words: Parvaneh Hosseinzadeh rated it it was ok Jan 02, And if it is not yet there, put it there. Assuming an accurate translation, what did these blameless microscopic creatures ever do to Gide to warrant such dislike? Know how to find eternity in the instant.


There is regret at having resisted temptations, thereby turning aside from life, which has a Wildean tone. Julie rated it it was ok Sep 06, No guru is required as it is democratic; anybody can do what he has done, if they have the will. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.


Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. In this short narrative, Gide sees God everywhere: Mahdi rated it it was ok Oct 03, Ideea tge ok, dar e livrata prea patetic pentru gustul meu. One oddity occurs in this second instalment.

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He argues for fidelity to it in his life, which actually seems paradoxical. The book anfre written in the year of Gide’s marriage fryits appeared in a review in before publication the next year. Set aside melancholy he urges. Spoiler Policy I don’t have one, so to be on the safe side it is best to assume that reviews contain spoilers, even if I haven’t said so at the start.

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earthh The entire thrust of both books is the emphasis on individualism and self-determination rather than collectivism and adherence to the class struggle. It is a celebration of freedom, certainly, but it is not an easy path, and courage is required as ties are to be avoided. Open Preview See a Problem?