Two symphonies [Isabelle and The pastoral symphony]
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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementTranslated from the French by Dorothy Bussy.
The Physical Object
Pagination233 p.
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14187224M

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A chance encounter with Andre Gide on a Th. Van Rysselberghe painting, and then with this book in a second-hand shop, compelled me to read these two random 'classics' - which turn out to be quirky horror stories more notable for the literary zeitgeist they represent than for their inherent, semi-gothic quality/5. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gide, André, Two symphonies. New York, Knopf, [©] (OCoLC) UK reprint in the Cassell Standard Edition, 8vo, pp, translated by Dorothy Bussy, previous owner's book plate to fr pastedown o/w VG Copy, no DJ; Isabelle and The . Gide, Andre. Author: Gide, Andre. BZDB Two Symphonies Isabelle and The Pastoral Symphony Gide Andre. Two Symphonies: Isabelle and The Pastoral Symphony. Full title: Two Symphonies: Isabelle and The Pastoral Symphony.

The title refers to Beethoven's Sixth Symphony (also known as the Pastoral Symphony) which La Symphonie pastorale is a French novella written by André Gide published in The work was made into a film in by Jean Delannoy, with Michèle Morgan in the principal role as Gertrude/5. Two symphonies Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Originally published by Knopf, New York IsabelleThe pastoral symphony Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH CameraPages:   Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 The Sixth Symphony is one of only two symphonies Beethoven intentionally named. His full title was "Pastoral Symphony, or . La Symphonie Pastorale: In beautiful, evocative prose, Gide's short novel explores such themes as love, blindness, honor, and mortality.

Two Symphonies collects two short novels by Nobel Prize winner Andre Gide. In Isabelle, a young man visits the home of an eccentric family, and falls in love with a portrait of their absent daughter. In The Pastoral Symphony, a pastor rescues a blind orphan from /5(2). Register for free to build your own book lists. Books. Quotes. Blog. Sign In. Sign Up. Books by Andre Gide Writers similar to Andre Gide: Two Symphonies Isabelle and The Pastoral Symphony Andre Gide. Info/Buy. Prometheus Illbound (Le Promethee mal enchaine) Andre Gide. Info/Buy. The Immortalist.   Beethoven's Pastoral is no musical cul-de-sac, writes Tom Service. It's a radical work, and in its final movement is music more purely spine-tingling and life-enhancingly joyful than almost. La Symphonie Pastorale – (The Pastoral Symphony) - - A story of the illicit love between a pastor and the blind orphan whom he rescues from poverty and raises in his own home. His attempt to shield her from the knowledge of evil ends in tragedy. Published with Isabelle in Born: André Paul Guillaume Gide, 22 November , Paris, France.