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Bernanos

(French bɛrnanos)
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(Biography) Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1888–1948, French novelist and Roman Catholic pamphleteer, best known for The Diary of a Country Priest (1936)
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Referring to a range of French Catholic writers - Simone Weil, Georges Bernanos, Emmanuel Mounier - he deplored the fact that the link between the church and the state had "collapsed," and he invited Catholics to participate fully in French political life:
(10) Georges Bernanos, "A propos de l'antisemitisme de Drumont"
El escritor Georges Bernanos solia llamar "imbeciles" a los politicos y a los intelectuales insensatos.
The subject of self-love also repeatedly comes to the fore with the protagonist in Georges Bernanos's Mouchette and The Diary of a Country Priest.
The novels of Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Georges Bernanos, among their many other insights, are rich in scenes of unbounded joy and ecstasy.
Paraphrasing the French Catholic modern novelist Georges Bernanos, Barron told the assembly: The only real sadness in life is not to become a saint.
Salvayre juxtaposes Montse's story with interspersed accounts from another witness to the Spanish civil war: the semi-forgotten French novelist Georges Bernanos. He was a devout Catholic and, at times, a member of the nationalist group Action Francaise.
Georges Bernanos, al que Malraux considerara <<el novelista mas grande de su tiempo>> (74), y de quien afirmaria Camus que <<este escritor de raza merece el respeto y la gratitud de todos los hombres libres>> (75), tendra tambien una clara conciencia de la posibilidad de la santidad en medio del mundo.
Moving into the postwar years, the narrative ground shifts as Martin probes social conflicts, moral ambiguities, and political cynicism through works of fiction, extensively in Roger Martin du Card's multinovel series The Thibaults, and selectively in writings by Henri Barbusse, Colette, Louis-Ferdinand Celine, Julien Green, Irene Nemirovsky, Francois Mauriac, Georges Bernanos, and Antoine de Saint-Exupery.
Chesterton; the US has Walker Percy and Flannery O'Connor; France has Georges Bernanos and Paul Claudel; Italy has Eugenio Corti and Alessandro Manzoni; Norway has Sigfried Undset.
authors of the Catholic revival of the 1920s and 1930s, such as Graham Greene, Evelyn Waugh, Georges Bernanos, and Francois Mauriac, bear an uneasy relation to the term 'modernism'-their protagonists contemplate theological issues of sin and redemption in the context of fairly conventional novels of manners or genres such as detective fiction" (18).
The first is a homage to Georges Bernanos, a French writer and soldier who fought in the First and Second World Wars and was greatly admired by Chattaway.