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By Jocelyn Van Tuyl

ISBN-10: 0791467139

ISBN-13: 9780791467138

The 1st whole learn of Gide’s missed wartime writings.

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37 These repeated expressions of restriction are the rhetorical remnants of Gide’s intellectual and moral struggle. Gide often referred to his Journal as his most important work, and the outbreak of war prompted him to open his notebooks after a six-month silence. 38 He doubted that even the sacrifice of those he loved most dearly could save the values he cherished (J II: 678). Despite his fears and pessimism, however, Gide did not oppose the war on principle, and he refused to sign pacifist Félicien Challaye’s September 1939 petition calling for an immediate and unilateral end to hostilities (Hebey 158).

F. and the writings by Jacques Chardonne that led to the rupture. F. and Gide’s first, tentative opposition to Vichy concludes the chapter. F. and the Gallimard publishing house to the Manche department as a safety precaution (G/P 221). F. appeared as usual through June 1940, but when German bombardments destroyed proofs and other materials for the July issue, the journal temporarily ceased to appear (Cornick 201).

Churchill promised that England would take up the cause of the French people, despite the Bordeaux government’s acceptance of the German conditions of armistice (qtd. in Pétain, Discours 346–47). ”55 This was too much for Gide to stomach: Yesterday evening we heard with amazement Pétain’s new speech on the radio. Can it be? Did Pétain himself deliver it? Freely? One suspects some infamous deceit. How can one speak of France as “intact” after handing over to the enemy more than half of the country?

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