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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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Lo que sorprende de esta obra es la penetrante ternura con la que el cristiano Mauriac miraba los acontecimientos politicos, religiosos y literarios de su tiempo.
A close analysis of several key texts will reveal that, without couching the issues in the language of philosophy, Mauriac clearly saw the metaphysical (as well as the more apparent physical) stakes of Fascism's challenge to fundamental human 7values.
Mauriac Syndrome is one of the "quite often heard, but nowadays rarely seen" complications of Type 1 diabetes.
For the hussars, Mauriac has replaced Sartre as the troublesome elder.
Mauriac, en cambio, siguio siendo un hombre esencialmente conservador, que se habia unido a la Resistencia por motivos eticos y se habia separado de muchos miembros de la comunidad catolica a causa de esa decision.
Ahi donde Mauriac ponia a Therese en manos de Dios, Miller la pone en manos del publico; Bernard es tambien un buen hombre, pero incapaz de entender a Teresa porque tendria que cuestionar sus propios valores, la posesion de la tierra, el placer de la caceria y el beneficio de no pensar demasiado.
Screenplay, Miller, Natalie Carter, based on the novel by Francois Mauriac.
Between them, Maritain and Mauriac provide important lessons for both the victors and vanquished of electoral campaigns: the one urges us always to keep the highest ideal of human excellence in mind while administering government institutions; the other warns not to expect too much out of the actual specimens of humanity with whom we deal--including ourselves
Maher's study would be useful for a course on the history of the French Catholic novel, beginning in the late nineteenth century, and includes valuable sections on Francois Mauriac and Georges Bernanos.
Only twenty, Mauriac was offered and immediately accepted a post at AFP after his older brother Claude, who had intended to take up the position, was appointed de Gaulle's personal secretary, a position he held until 1949.
Le Ray, who fought in colonial wars in Indochina and Algeria, died on Monday, according to an announcement in the French daily Le Figaro by his wife, Luce - daughter of famed French writer Francois Mauriac - and other family members.
An ERC statement said: "Having heard four hours of evidence the independent disciplinary committee, chaired by Professor Lorne Crerar (Scotland) and also comprising Paul Mauriac (France) and Aurwell Morgan (Wales), determined that a prima facie case had not been established.