Strait is the gate by AndreМЃ Gide

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StatementAndré Gide ; translated from the French by Dorothy Bussy.
ContributionsBussy, Dorothy.
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LC ClassificationsPQ2613.I2 P613 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination148 p. ;
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3435559M
ISBN 101585676055
LC Control Number2005278667

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Strait is the Gate hit me so hard with the agony of its characters that I felt pysically ill as the novel went on. Like Gide scholars say, the book is the counterpart to The Immoralist. While in The Immoralist, Gide portrays hedonism taken to an extreme, in Strait is the Gate, he takes self sacrifice to its heart-tearing conclusion/5(6).

Editorial Reviews. "Strait is the Gate", first published in in France as "La Porte etroite", is a novel about the failure of love in the face of the narrowness of the moral philosophy of Protestantism.

André Gide ( - ) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in /5(16). A devastating exploration of aestheticism taken to extremes, "Strait is the Gate" is a novel of haunting beauty that stimulates the mind and the emotions. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App/5(16).

Strait is the Gate did not follow precisely on the heels of The Immoralist but it may as well have, the two are so clearly linked. Where the earlier book trades in the excess of sensualism and self-indulgence, Strait is the Gate trades instead in the excess of asceticism and self-denial/5.

A devastating exploration of aestheticism taken to extremes, "Strait is the Gate" is a novel of haunting beauty that stimulates the mind and the emotions.

Read more Read less The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more/5(6). Strait Is the Gate, tale by André Gide, published in as La Porte is one of the first of his works to treat the problems of human relationships.

The work contrasts the yearning toward asceticism and self-sacrifice with the need for sensual exploration as a young woman struggles with conflicting feelings about the man who wants to marry her.

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André Gide ( - ) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in /5(6). (13) Enter ye in at the strait gateThe figure was possibly suggested by some town actually in sight.

Safed, the "city set on a hill," or some other, with the narrow pathway leading to the yet narrower gate, the "needle's eye" of the city, through which the traveller entered. "Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction and many there be which go thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it." (Matthew )/5(17).

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At the young ages of eleven and ten, cousins Jerome and Alissa make a commitment of undying affection for each other. As an adult, Alissa rejects Jerome's love due to her strong religious beliefs and her mother's infidelities.

You can download Strait is the Gate and The Vatican Cellars in pdf format. Strait is the Gate (French: La Porte Étroite) is a French novel written by André Gide.

It was translated into English by Dorothy Bussy. It probes the complexities and terrors of adolescence and growing up. Drawing its title from Luke (“Strait is the gate and narrow is the way ”), André Gide ’s second recit, or short novel, tells the tale of a totally earnest yet ultimately futile quest for.

STRAIT IS THE GATE By Andre Gide Translated from the French by Dorothy Bussy New York: Vintage Books, pages. Comments by Bob Corbett February The story is narrated by Jerome Palissier, but it turns out to actually be more about his beloved, Alissa, than about him, and about the nature of their relationship.

The phrase “strait/straight and narrow” does not appear in the Bible, though the foundation in Matthew ,14 is obvious. Matthew13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to.

"Strait is the Gate", first published in in France as "La Porte etroite", is a novel about the failure of love in the face of the narrowness of the moral philosophy of Protestantism. André Gide ( - ) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in Brand: Mondial.

"Jesus Said: ' Straight Is The Gate And Narrow Is The Way ' So Accept Our Way Or Perish". One of the common objections of the Fundamentalist's elitist concept of salvation to the more charitable understanding of spiritual salvation held by certain other followers of Christ, is a passage found in Matthew - "Strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth.

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A strait gate: "Strive to enter in at the strait gate." First, It is set forth by the similitude of a gate. A gate, you know, is of a double use; it is to open and shut, and so, consequently, to let in or to keep out; and to do both these at the season; as he said, "Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened till the sun be hot;" and again, "I.

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Strait. Narrow. Enter ye in at the STRAIT gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: because STRAIT is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find.

A delicate boy growing up in Paris, Jerome Palissier spends many summers at his uncle's house in the Normandy countryside, where the whole world seems 'steeped in azure'.

Strait is the Gate hit me so hard with the agony of its characters that I felt pysically ill as the novel went on. Like Gide scholars say, the book is the counterpart to The Immoralist.

While in The Immoralist, Gide portrays hedonism taken to an extreme, in Strait is the Gate, he takes self sacrifice to its heart-tearing by: 3. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gide, André, Strait is the gate. New York: A.A. Knopf,© (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Print version: Gide, André, Strait is the gate.

New York, Vintage Books, [©] (DLC) (OCoLC) Plainly proving, by the Scriptures, that not only the rude and profane, but many great professors, will come short of that kingdom: with directions how and why every one should strive to enter in.

"Enter ye in at the strait gate; for wide is the gate, and broad is the way that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: because strait is the gate, and/5. Strait is the Gate Andre Gide A delicate boy growing up in Paris, Jerome Palissier spends many summers at his uncle's house in the Normandy countryside, where the whole world seems 'steeped in azure'.

Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Matthew Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Matthew The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of. "Strait is the Gate is deservedly the book which made André Gide famous: it is one of the great classics of French fiction since the death of Flaubert." -Ernest Boyd, New Republic "No review of the book can quite give its flavor.

Sincere, moving and haunting, it is the story of a spiritual martyrdom, self-inflicted and inescapable. Anyway, Strait is the Gate/La Porte Étroite is a love story about Jerome, the narrator, and his cousin Alissa. There’s an immediate appeal to me – much as in J.L.

Carr’s A Month in the Country – from the mere setting of memories of youth in the blissful countryside. THE STRAIT GATE: A MISSING METAPHOR Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be which find it (Matt.

Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

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Availability: Usually ships in 5~10 business days. Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. Historical uses [ edit ] In a speech to the House of Commons on 9 SeptemberWinston Churchill paraphrased the last two lines of the poem, stating "We are still masters of Author: William Ernest Henley.Latter-day Saints speak of following the "strait and narrow" path to eternal life.

These words are found in both ancient and modern scripture. For them as for other Christians, probably the best-known passage in which these words are conjoined is Matthew "Enter ye in at the strait gate: &#;because strait is the gate, and narrow is.

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