Summer 1945 • Vol. VII No. 3 Book ReviewsJuly 1, 1945 |

Honest Gide

Interviews Imaginaires by André Gide. Editions Jacques Schiffrin. $2.00. Imaginary Interviews by André Gide. Translated by Malcolm Cowley. Knopf. $2.00. Pages De Journal 1939-1942 by André Gide. Pantheon. $2.00. Hamlet by William Shakespeare. Edition bilingue. Traduction nouvelle de André Gide. Pantheon. $4.50. Interviews Imaginaires consists of a series of dialogues, mostly on literary and linguistic matters, which appeared in Le Figaro in 1941 and 1942, an introduction to an edition of Goethe’s plays, a review of Jacques Chardonne’s Chronique Privée de I’An 1940, and a few pages from Gide’s journal describing the deliverance of Tunis. Malcolm Cowley’s translation, which is excellent, will probably be more serviceable to the average reader since, although omitting the bibliographical note that the original contains, it includes material that is not in the French edition, notably an interview on the subject of contemporary American fiction, as well as a se

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Interviews Imaginaires by André Gide. Editions Jacques Schiffrin. $2.00. Imaginary Interviews by André Gide. Translated by Malcolm Cowley. Knopf. $2.00. Pages De Journal 1939-1942 by André Gide. Pantheon. $2.00. Hamlet […]

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