Andre Gide

Andre Gide

Born: November 22, 1869

Died: February 19, 1951

Nationality: French

Occupation: Novelist, essayist

Biography: André Paul Guillaume Gide was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1947. Gide's career ranged from its beginnings in the symbolist movement, to the advent of anticolonialism between the two World Wars.

Source/Notes: Oscar Wilde: Reminiscences by Andre Gide, Open Road Media (2012 edition) - ISBN: 9781453240410
Source/Notes: Oscar Wilde: Reminiscences by Andre Gide, Open Road Media (2012 edition) - ISBN: 9781453240410
Source/Notes: Oscar Wilde: Reminiscences by Andre Gide, Open Road Media (2012 edition) - ISBN: 9781453240410

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Source/Notes: Pretexts: Reflections on Literature and Morality, Transaction Publishers (2010 edition), p. 105 - ISBN: 9781412811118

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Source/Notes: Oscar Wilde: Reminiscences by Andre Gide, Open Road Media (2012 edition) - ISBN: 9781453240410. This quote is often attributed to Kurt Cobain and Marilyn Monroe.