André Gide was a French #author and winner of the #Nobel Prize in#Literature "for his comprehensive and artistically significant writings, in which human problems and conditions have been presented with a fearless love of truth and keen #psychological insight". Gide's work showed an investigation of #freedom and empowerment in the face of moralistic and puritanical constraints. He became quite critical of Soviet Communism after his visit to the Soviet Unionhe. 

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