Monsieur Proust's Library Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Marcel Proust

9781635421880

Monsieur Proust's Library Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Marcel Proust

  • ISBN 13:

    9781635421880

  • ISBN 10:

    1635421888

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/06/2021
  • Publisher: Other Press

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Summary

Reading was so important to Marcel Proust that it sometimes seems he was unable to create a personage without a book in hand. Everybody in his work reads: servants and masters, children and parents, artists and physicians. The more sophisticated characters find it natural to speak in quotations. Proust made literary taste a means of defining personalities and gave literature an actual role to play in his novels.
   In this wonderfully entertaining book, scholar and biographer Anka Muhlstein, the author of Balzac’s Omelette, draws out these themes in Proust's work and life, thus providing not only a friendly introduction to the momentous In Search of Lost Time, but also exciting highlights of some of the finest work in French literature.

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