The famous dialogues, in which Gide defends homosexuality to the point of making it a civic virtue, now appearing in English for the first time. André Gide. Corydon by Andre Gide (image courtesy Goodreads). The complex and provocative André Gide is known for his unconventional. CORYDON. by Andre Gide With a comment on the second dialogue in. CORYDON by FRANK BEACH, Department of Psychology, Yale University. NEW YORK.
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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. A new-old view on male homosexuality masterfully translated by Richard Howard. It should be noted, Gide is specific about the type of same-sex love he is defending, love and sex between two men.
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This particular translation by Richard Howard is superb; it is both lyrical and poetic. Additionally, all of the prefaces written by Gide are maintained, providing greater context for the actual four dialogues. Corydon was written over several years, with many changes and addition added by Gide.
The result is four dialogues, which not only defend gay men, but also anere gay men from hiding and refusing to be open about their homosexuality. I aandre trying to explain why they exist. Dialogue One really is an answer to all the people who told him not to formally publish this book because of its damning ramification towards Gide. Two old friends argue about homosexuality, Corydon in defense.
In your heart of hearts you know perfectly well that the censure heaped on you is entirely deserved; you protest so eloquently in whispers, but when it comes to speaking up, you give in. Dialogue Two is again between the two friends, fide this time focuses on explaining nature, coryvon in particular animals.
Dialogue Three and Four focuses on humans, and in particular the arts, humanities, and customs gife humans. In Dialogue Four, Gide spends a great deal of time talking about ancient corycon, and in particular ancient militaries. Two main points in Gide’s defense of homosexuality: The moral integrity in Greek art cannot be separate from the Greeks’ love for the masculine beauty of man. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.
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