Isabelle (novella)

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Isabelle
Isabelle (novella) cover.jpg
Second edition cover (1911)
AuthorAndré Gide
TranslatorWalter Ballenberger
LanguageFrench
GenreRécit
Set inCalvados department, 1890s
PublisherLes Éditions de la Nouvelle Revue Française
Publication date
1911
Pages194
843.912

Isabelle is a novella (described as a récit) by André Gide, published in 1911.[1][2][3][4][5]

Plot[edit]

25-year-old Gérard Lacase from the Sorbonne studies for his doctorate on Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet at the remote castle of Quartfourche in northern Normandy. He falls in love with a portrait of Isabelle, the daughter of the family who owns the castle.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Isabelle". www.goodreads.com.
  2. ^ https://www.fantasticfiction.com, webmaster@fantasticfiction.com -. "Isabelle by André Gide". www.fantasticfiction.com.
  3. ^ Horn, Pierre L. (6 January 1977). ""ISABELLE": A DETECTIVE NOVEL BY ANDRÉ GIDE". Romance Notes. 18 (1): 54–61. JSTOR 43801463.
  4. ^ Alt, Jean-Yves. "Isabelle d'André Gide - Contribution subjective à une mémoire gaie : littérature, cinéma, arts, histoire..."
  5. ^ Painter, George Duncan (6 January 1968). "André Gide; a critical biography". Atheneum – via Google Books.