CORYDON. by Andre Gide With a comment on the second dialogue in. CORYDON by FRANK BEACH, Department of Psychology, Yale University. NEW YORK. Considered by Gide to be the most important of his books, this slim, exquisitely book is of the kind which will do me the greatest harm, Gide wrote of his Corydon. In his preface to the first American edition–published in , the year before his death–Gide says: “Corydon remains in my opinion the most important of my.

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Wonder if I should just toss the rest of his books as well The book that shaped my life glde the very inch. His works include Trappings: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Damla rated it liked it Nov 30, Add to all that its beautiful French, and it’s a true classic.


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What he’s talking about is a relationship between a man in his twenties or thirties and a boy in his teens. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Always preoccupied with freedom, a champion of the oppressed and a skeptic, he remained an incredibly youthful spirit. And since in most cases no one is willing to admit that such things exist, I am examining, I am trying to examine, whether it is really as deplorable as it is said to beā€”that such things exist. His argument from the arts is, more than anything, giee a claim that since many important artists have been homosexual, then periods of great artistic achievement are somehow spawned by periods of high homosexual activity he cites Golden Age Greece and Elizabethan England as prime examples.


In these pages, contemporary readers will find a prescient and courageous treatment of a topic that has scarcely become less controversial.

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Nov 04, Joey rated it liked it. Homosexual gidee among males: His great works, “The Immoralist” and “The Counterfeiters” puts that accusation immediately A “period piece” from a period that’s way-back-when in modernism.

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Dialogue Two is again between the two friends, but this time focuses on explaining nature, and in particular animals. Jul gode, Moureco marked it as to-read Shelves: Published in French inthe book is divided into four “dialogs” on homosexuality and its place in the world.

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