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A Mauriac reader.

François Mauriac

A Mauriac reader.

Translated by Gerard Hopkins. Introd. by Wallace Fowlie.

by François Mauriac

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 610 p. ;
Number of Pages610
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19300624M

Read more about this on Questia. François Mauriac (fräNswä´ mōryäk´), –, French c achieved success in and with Le Baiser au lépreux and Genitrix (tr. of both in The Family, ). Generally set in or near his native Bordeaux, his novels are imbued with his profound, though nonconformist, Roman Catholicism. “Mauriac is one of the few who can touch the supernatural and write superb fiction simultaneously Perhaps no one reader will see all that is taught in 5/5(1).

  “Mauriac is one of the few who can touch the supernatural and write superb fiction simultaneously Perhaps no one reader will see all that is taught in this book. But that is Author: François Charles Mauriac. This novel, originally published in under the French title, Préséances, examines through its characters how this François Mauriac, Nobel Prize winner in Literature, grew up in the Bordeaux region of France in the late 19th and early 20th century. He was well aware of /5.

About this Item: Schoenhofs Foreign Books. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Francois Mauriac. Book Lists; Francois Mauriac; Book List: 17 titles. Sort Title Title Genre Genre Date (oldest) Date (newest) A Kiss for the Leper. Apr / General Fiction; François Mauriac is a very famous French author. He was the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature, as well as the Grand Cross of the French Légion d'Honneur, and.


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book or any century, and The Mauriac Reader a superb introduction to 5/5(4). A Mauriac Reader book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. François Charles Mauriac was a French writer and a member of the Académie française.

He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for the deep spiritual insight and the artistic intensity with which he has in his novels penetrated the drama of 4/5.

The Paperback of the A Mauriac Reader: Including A Kiss for the Leper, Genetrix, The Desert of Love, The Knot of Vipers, and Woman of the Pharisees by Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

A Mauriac Reader Including A Kiss for the Leper, Genetrix, The Desert of Love, The Knot of Vipers, and Woman of the Pharisees. Francois Mauriac. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. A Mauriac reader by Mauriac, François, Publication date Topics Mauriac, François, Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive Language engfre; French.

A kiss for the leperGenetrixThe desert of loveThe knot of vipersWoman of the Pharisees Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded Pages:   A Mauriac reader: Translated by Gerard Hopkins. Introd. by Wallace Fowlie. by François Mauriac; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Translations into English; People: François Mauriac ().

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Mauriac uses a dry and ironic touch to this book. The writing is as sharp and crisp as you could want. Mauriac is often accused of being old-fashioned and ponderous. Not so in this book. It moves. It is a slim volume, packed with meaning in every page. It starts out with a sentence that hooks you first and never lets go.

This is rare in a by: 2. François Mauriac, novelist, essayist, poet, playwright, journalist, and winner in of the Nobel Prize for Literature. He belonged to the lineage of French Catholic writers who examined the ugly realities of modern life in the light of eternity.

His major novels are sombre, austere psychological. François Charles Mauriac was a French writer and a member of the Académie française. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for the deep spiritual insight and the artistic intensity with which he has in his novels penetrated the drama of human life."/5.

Mauriac's complete works were published in twelve volumes between and He encouraged Elie Wiesel to write about his experiences as a Jew during the Holocaust, and wrote the foreword to Elie Wiesel's book : François Charles Mauriac, 11 October.

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My review may make this book sound explicitly theological, but Mauriac does not beat the reader over the head with theology.

The real strength of this book is its exquisite prose and psychological realism/5(25). François Mauriac's masterpiece and one of the greatest Catholic novels, Thérèse Desqueyroux is the haunting story of an unhappily married young woman whose desperation drives her to /5(16).

Mauriac presents everything from Thérèse's point of view, and it's impossible not to feel sympathy for her. It's remarkable that the author of this book was a man, indeed a man with strong religious faith. Even more unexpectedly, (view spoiler) [it has a happy ending/5.

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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers5/5.MacKenzie also provides notes and a biographical and interpretive introduction to help readers better appreciate the mastery of François Mauriac, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in This volume also includes a translation of "Conscience, The Divine Instinct," Mauriac's first draft of the story, never before available in English/5(15).