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319 books of Marcel Proust

Both a psychological self-­portrait and a profound meditation upon the artistic process, Proust's seven-­part masterpiece changed the course of 20th-­century literature. the first volume, introduces the novel's major themes and the narrator, a sensitive man drawn in his youth to fashionable society. Its focus then shifts to Charles Swann, a wealthy connoisseur who moves in high-­society circles in nineteenth-­century Paris and a victim of an agonizing romance. This masterly evocation of French society and its rendering of a search for a transcendental reality independent of time, ranks as a landmark of world literature. Unabridged reprint of the classic 1922 edition.

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Now in a convenient eBook bundle, this Modern Library edition provides the most authoritative, critically acclaimed translation of Marcel Proust’s masterpiece in six volumes, In Search of Lost Time, which includes Swann’s Way, Within a Budding Grove, The Guermantes Way, Sodom and Gomorrah, The Captive, The Fugitive, and Time Regained.   Graham Greene considered Marcel Proust “the greatest novelist of the twentieth century, just as Tolstoy was in the nineteenth.­” Edmund Wilson proposed that he was “perhaps the last great historian of the loves.­” And Virginia Woolf celebrated Proust for “his combination of the utmost sensibility with the utmost tenacity.­” The prolific French master dazzled many of the most cherished authors of our time, and now his signature work comes alive in this practical and completely accessible eBook bundle.   For these Modern Library volumes, D. J. Enright revised the late Terence Kilmartin’s acclaimed reworkings of C. K. Scott Moncrieff’s and Andreas . . .

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Le Côté de Guermantes est le troisième tome d'À la recherche du temps perdu de Marcel Proust publié entre 1921 et 1922 chez Gallimard. Dans son édition originelle, le roman est divisé en deux tomes dont la deuxième partie, Le côté de Guermantes I, est suivie de Le Côté de Guermantes II. Une édition réalisée par

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In The Captive, Proust?­s narrator describes living in his mother?­s Paris apartment with his lover, Albertine, and subsequently falling out of love with her.

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Albertine Disparue, dont le titre original est La fugitive, est le sixieme tome d'A la recherche du temps perdu de Marcel Proust paru en 1927 a titre posthume. la Fugitive devait originairement regrouper la Prisonniere et Albertine disparue. De fait, Albertine disparue est la suite indissociable, sur le plan narratif au moins, de la Prisonniere.

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Les textes proposés dans ce Carnet sont issus pour la plupart d’articles publiés dans Le Figaro.
Bourgeois, aristocrates, femmes du monde y sont tour à tour décrits en une galerie de portraits et une suite d’anecdotes dont Proust rend compte avec beaucoup de drôlerie, faisant coexister simultanément le profond et le superficiel, « en vaporisant le solide ou en condensant le fluide ».

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