The Resource Corydon: : a novel, (ebook)

Corydon: : a novel, (ebook)

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Corydon: : a novel
Title
Corydon:
Title remainder
a novel
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Language
eng
Summary
First published nearly one hundred years ago, Andr<U+00da> Gide's masterpiece, translated from the original French by Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Howard, draws from the disciplines of biology, philosophy, and history to support the author's assertion that homosexuality is a natural human trait At the time of his death in 1951, having won the Nobel Prize in Literature only four years prior, Andr<U+00da> Gide was considered one of the most important literary minds of the twentieth century. In Corydon, initially released anonymously in installments between 1911 and 1920, Gide speaks his most subversive and provocative truth. Citing myriad examples that span thousands of years, Gide's Socratic dialogues argue that homosexuality is natural-in fact, far more so than the social construct of exclusive heterosexuality, the act of systematically banning or ostracizing same-sex relationships. Corydon, named for the pederast character in Virgil's Eclogues, caused its author "all kinds of trouble," according to his friends, but he regarded it as his most important work. The courage, intelligence, and prescience of Gide's argument make it all the more impressive today
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1869-1951
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Gide, André
Dewey number
132.7546
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Howard, Richard
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  • Homosexuality
  • Paraphilias
Target audience
adult
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Corydon: : a novel, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781497678910
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11559365
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remote
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11559365
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MWT11559365
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Corydon: : a novel, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781497678910
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11559365
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11559365
System control number
MWT11559365
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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