André Maurois (1885–1967): Fortunes and Misfortunes of a by J. Gossman

By J. Gossman

Revered by means of his friends and highly winning the world over in his personal time, André Maurois is now not often learn. average and conciliatory in every little thing, together with his literary sort, he appealed to the proficient reader of his time, yet did these very characteristics hinder him from attaining lasting contrast and impression?

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Pp. 172–173). Such a milieu must have suited Maurois to a T. 0006 IV The Mission of Reconciliation Abstract: By his own account, reconciliation, avoidance of destructive conflicts, was a dominant theme of all Maurois writing. This meant, in his novels, presenting the point of view of workers and employers, of different generations, of the male and the female partner in love relationships; in his biographies, reconciling the faithfulness to fact of the historian and the art of the story-teller.

M. and am at my desk at 8 and work all day long. I write every day, except for Sunday. [ . . ] The job of a writer is to write”: The year of his death still saw the publication of Trois portraits de femmes (Paris: Hachette, 1967), short biographical studies of the Duchess of Devonshire, the Countess of Albany (the wife of the Stuart pretender to the British throne), and Henriette Marie de France (the wife of Charles I of England).  Letter from Dean Christian Gauss to André Maurois, 19 December 1932 (Princeton University Library, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Christian Gauss Papers, series 2, box 67, folder 13).

The job of a writer is to write”: The year of his death still saw the publication of Trois portraits de femmes (Paris: Hachette, 1967), short biographical studies of the Duchess of Devonshire, the Countess of Albany (the wife of the Stuart pretender to the British throne), and Henriette Marie de France (the wife of Charles I of England).  Letter from Dean Christian Gauss to André Maurois, 19 December 1932 (Princeton University Library, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Christian Gauss Papers, series 2, box 67, folder 13).

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