Urien's Voyage

  • by André Gide, Wade Baskin (translator)
  • Narrated by Lori Blanchard
  • 1 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Nobel Prize-winning writer André Gide marks his voyage toward self-discovery in this imaginative allegorical work. 
When Urien and his sailing companions begin their voyage, it is to places unknown and, perhaps, only dreamed. This allegorical masterpiece from André Gide, a key figure of French letters, deftly illustrates the techniques and doctrine of the Symbolist movement - and the dual nature of Gide’s own psyche. Written at a crucial time in his artistic development, this imaginative work signals his gradual abandonment of acetic celibacy toward an embrace of pleasure and carnal desires, revealing a Gide more transparent in this early work than in his mature writings. 
Translator and scholar Wade Baskin annotates the work, connecting Gide’s life and bibliography to the text.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-12-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios