Through a careful rendering of the text, deciphering its hidden ironies, Mr. Weinberg sees Prométhée as a modern allegory, a parable wrought of allusions, symbols, and images drawn from classical antiquity and calvinist theology, and a multi-leveled sotie à miroirs.
Originally published in 1972.
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Table of Contents:
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- Contents, pg. vii
- Preface, pg. ix
- Abbreviations, pg. xiii
- Introduction. Gide and the Novel, pg. 1
- One. A Divine Gratuity, or the Misfortunes of the Elect, pg. 35
- Two. On the Seesaw of Twin Predestination, pg. 63
- Three. "Histoire de Tityre", pg. 87
- Four. Moral: The Liberating Leap Beyond History, pg. 126
- Bimiography, pg. 139
- Index, pg. 141
- List of Books in Series, pg. 146
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