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André Gide

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1869–1951)

French novelist, essayist, critic, and dramatist. His fiction, interesting both for its formal experimentation and its teasing exploration of sexuality and morality,...

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Gide, André (1869–1951)

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 112 words.

(1869–1951),

French novelist and dramatist, whose early plays Le Roi Candaule (1899) and Saül (1902

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Gide, André (1869–1951)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 156 words.

(1869–1951)

French writer whose plays had less critical success than his other works, but paved the way for

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Gide, André (1869–1951)

Frazer Lively.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 198 words.

(1869–1951)

French novelist, critic, and playwright. Gide was educated in Paris but vacations in Algeria led him away

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Gide, André (22 Nov. 1869)

Wendy Scott.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 82 words.

(b. Paris, 22 Nov. 1869; d. Paris, 19 Feb. 1951)

Novelist, essayist and playwright,

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Childhood and Youth: The Formation of an Intellectual and Aesthete

Judith Chazin-Bennahum.

in René Blum and the Ballets Russes

July 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance. 8527 words.

This chapter sets the stage by informing the reader about Blum’s family and friends, their influence on his life, his education, and his development as a critic and writer. His older...

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Marcel Proust and René Blum: An Uncommon Friendship

Judith Chazin-Bennahum.

in René Blum and the Ballets Russes

July 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance. 6103 words.

Letters from Marcel Proust tell the extraordinary story of their friendship as well as Proust’s profound appreciation for the fact that René arranged for the publication of Swann’s Way by...

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Paul Claudel

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Theatre.

(1868–1955)

French poet, dramatist, and diplomat. He was elected to the Académie Française in 1946.

Claudel was born in Villeneuve-sur-Fère-en-Tardenois, Aisne. At the age...

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