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Mauriac

Fran?ois . 1885--1970, French novelist, noted esp for his psychological studies of the conflict between religious belief and human desire. His works include Le d?sert de l'amour (1925), Th?r?se Desqueyroux (1927), and Le nœud de vip?res (1932): Nobel prize for literature 1952
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Basically, here Laurent is charging Mauriac with pretending to be a "petit chose," i.
Fowler's "Overview of Evolution" may seem at first even less related to politics than a treatment of Maritain and Mauriac, but in view of the recent politicization of the teaching of science in public-schools and the claims advanced for scientific expertise in public policy decisions, the evolution debate (among other scientific issues) has become "political" in the most practical--not to say, the crudest--sense of the term.
The couples whose stories Mauriac recounts--mother and child, husband and wife--are most often composed of someone who loves badly and another who is loved badly.
He then sets out to show, by a careful study of the Bloc-notes, how Mauriac gradually, but truthfully and courageously, came to terms with the prevailing mythical narrative of history that he had learned and accepted as a French bourgeois Catholic.
Although Mauriac is often categorized as "a Catholic novelist," his work and character reveal a never-ending struggle between spirituality and sensuality, between faith and agnosticism.
Power, Flannery O'Connor, Graham Greene, Sigrid Undset, Georges Bernanos, Francois Mauriac -- these are the striving authors during her life (1898-1985) and tenure (1940-1972).
I think it's ridiculous," said former England star Dewi Morris, the Sky pundit who helped expose the catalogue of misdemeanours at Twickenham after French match commissioner Paul Mauriac had missed all but one.
But the match commissioner, Frenchman Paul Mauriac, has decided that Greef must face the prospect of further punishment.
Francois Mauriac, noting her presence with the Apostles in the Cenacle after the Ascension, as they were all observing Our Lord's command `in the communion of the breaking of the bread and in the prayers', movingly addresses this point:
Numerous letters are addressed to Marcel Arland (coeditor with Paulhan of the NRF) to Francois Mauriac, Jouhandeau (with whom he often discusses painters), Giono, J.
Francois Mauriac once asked, unforgettably, "What if [.