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Malraux

Andr? . 1901--76, French writer and statesman. His novels include La Condition humaine (1933) on the Kuomintang revolution (1927--28) and L'Espoir (1937) on the Spanish Civil War, in both of which events he took part. He also wrote on art, notably in Les Voix du silence (1951)
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Malraux is of course well aware of this historical background, but his argument takes it fully into account.
Malraux buscara siempre a grandes padres que exageren y corrijan al propio, hasta que su parabola se encuentre con Charles de Gaulle, militar y politico de extraordinaria imaginacion, capaz de sentar a la derrotada Francia en la mesa de los triunfadores y de liquidar su imperio colonial a favor de una moderna potencia tecnologica.
Malraux was the first author to bring the Far East to the attention of the Western world; his novel La condition humaine is the story of the defeat of the Chinese warlords by a coalition of the Kuomintang and the communists, and the subsequent mortal conflict between the former allies.
Thirty years after the demise of the Maison de la Culture, and a quarter century after the death of Malraux, the "imaginary" museum has at last made a spectacular resurrection, and seems this time to be here to stay.
In his new biography of the man, Signe Malraux (1996), Jean-Francois Lyotard, the philosopher famous for having announced the demise of all grand "metanarratives" such as Christianity and Marxism, declared his deep affinity with Malraux.
In Le Temps du mepris (1935; translated as Days of Wrath , 1936), Malraux describes an underground Communist leader in Hitler'sGermany, while Les Noyers de l ' Altenburg (1943; translated as The Walnut Trees of Altenburg , 1952) is a novel of ideas about human potential in the the two world wars.
Since Malraux, culture pour chacun has been interpreted differently by various ministers during the democratising push of the 1970s and the '80s, most notably by the charismatic and energetic showman Jack Lang, who served twice as culture minister during the presidency of Frangois Mitterrand.
Sua tese de doutorado, publicada pela editora Champion em 2004 e intitulada Repetitions et variations chez Andre Malraux, propoe-se a reler os romances do reconhecido escritor frances de maneira outra, a luz dos escritos sobre a arte, nos quais Malraux afirma uma estetica profundamente antirrealista, e de suas reflexoes sobre a literatura, onde mostra que "o genio do romancista esta na parte romanesca que nao se pode reduzir a narrativa".
Chegado a Espanha em 1938, colaborou com Andre Malraux na filmagem de Sierra de Teruel, adaptacao cinematografica de seu romance L 'Espoir.
Malraux is, Olivier Todd's new biography (1) reminds us, a most illustrative case study in the period's intellectual
This volume provides both an authoritative scrutiny of a central issue in Malraux studies and a sense of current debates 'C'est par la lecture que tout a commence', in the editors' words (p.
But we also get Endo, Bao Ninh, Ondaatje, and Malraux among the 40-some entries.