André Gide regarded this novel as the best of Stendhal's novels, whom he was grateful to for having created a helpless lover, even if he reproached him for having eluded the fate of this love: "I can hardly convince myself that Armance, as painted for us by Stendhal, would have been suited by it."
In Umberto Eco's novel The Prague Cemetery, the protagonist Simone Simonini pleads with another character, Yuliana Glinka, that he suffers the same fate as Stendhal's Octave de Malivert -whose readers had long speculated about - and thus can't pursue the offer she had made him.
Read more about this topic: Armance (novel)
Other articles related to "critical reception, reception, critical":
... Reception Aggregate scores Aggregator Score GameRankings 85.47% Review scores Publication Score Electronic Gaming Monthly 8.5/10 Game Informer 6.5/10 GameSpot 8.9/10 IGN 10/10 Nintendo Power 4/5 Since ...
... A few reviewers, however, praised it very highly ... William A ...
... The film was released to generally positive critical reception Rita Kempley of The Washington Post called the film "outrageously profane" and "wildly funny", noting that "While censorship is the filmmakers' main ... The film had its fair share of critical detractors, without noting the conservative family groups offended by the film's humor ...
... This extract from the South African author J ... M ...
Famous quotes containing the words reception and/or critical:
“Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybodys face but their own; which is the chief reason for that kind of reception it meets in the world, and that so very few are offended with it.”
—Jonathan Swift (16671745)
“To take pride in a library kills it. Then, its motive power shifts over to the critical if admiring visitor, and apologies are necessary and acceptable and the fat is in the fire.”
—Carolyn Wells (18621942)