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Gide

 (zhēd), André 1869-1951.
French writer noted for his diaries and novels, such as The Immoralist (1902) and Lafcadio's Adventures (1914), which examine alienation and the drive for individuality in an often disapproving society. He won the 1947 Nobel Prize for literature.

Gide

(French ʒid)
n
(Biography) André (ɑ̃dre). 1869–1951, French novelist, dramatist, critic, diarist, and translator, noted particularly for his exploration of the conflict between self-fulfilment and conventional morality. His novels include L'Immoraliste (1902), La Porte étroite (1909), and Les Faux-Monnayeurs (1926): Nobel prize for literature 1947

Gide

(ʒid)

n.
André (Paul Guillaume), 1869–1951, French writer: Nobel prize 1947.
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Noun1.Gide - French author and dramatist who is regarded as the father of modern French literature (1869-1951)
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