While François Mauriac's reputation as a novelist is well established, it is often forgotten that fiction forms only part of his output, and that in the post-war years especially, it was principally his activities as a journalist which kept him in the public eye. His interventions in the key debates
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-12 - Publisher: CUA Press
Nathan Bracher's François Mauriac on Race, War, Politics, and Religion: The Great War Through the 1960s consists of a selection of some ninety editorials penned by the Catholic novelist and intellectual François Mauriac, who received the Nobel Prize for literature and who was admitted to the Académie Française in 1933.
Probes the religious and psychological theories that have inspired François Mauriac in the choice of his subjects and characters. The approach to these ideas has been made from two directions: first, by a general exposition of Mauriac's beliefs as exemplified by his characters as a whole; then, by a more
Although internationally renowned as a novelist, journalist, and essayist, Nobel Prize-winning author François Mauriac (1885-1970) never established a reputation as a poet. Yet it was Maurice Barrès's favourable review of his first collection of verse, Les Mains jointes, that launched Mauriac's career in 1910. He went on to publish three