The Remembrance of Things Past
By (author) Marcel Proust
Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust
Book DescriptionHere are the first two volumes of Proust s monumental achievement, Swann s Way and Within a Budding Grove . The famous overture to Swann's Way sets down the grand themes that govern In Search of Lost Time as the narrator recalls his childhood in Paris and Combray, exquisite memories, long since passed his mother s good-night kiss, the water lilies on the Vivonne, his love for Swann s daughter Gilberte spring vividly into being. In Within a Budding Grove which won the Prix Goncourt in 1919, bringing the author instant fame the narrator turns from his childhood recollections and begins to explore the memories of his adolescence. As his affections for Gilberte grow dim, the narrator discovers a new object of attention in the bright-eyed Albertine. Their encounters unfold by the shores of Balbec. One of the great works of Western literature, now in the new definitive French Pleiade edition translated by C.K. Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin. "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780394711829
(203mm x 140mm x 41mm)
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1992
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Marcel Proust
Chardin and Rembrandt, Paperback (December 2016)
Proposed in 1895 by Proust to the newspaper Revue hebdomadaire (it was rejected), this essay is a literary experiment in which an unnamed narrator gives advice to a young man suffering from melancholy, taking him on an imaginary tour through the Louvre where his readings of Chardin imbue the everyday world with new meaning.
Remembrance of Things Past, Hardback (October 2016)
Proust's masterpiece is one of the seminal works of the twentieth century, recording its narrator's experiences as he grows up, falls in love and lives through the First World War. This book deals with his life and work.
In Search of Lost Time - A Graphic Novel, Hardback (February 2016)
This graphic adaptation reveals the fundamental architecture of Proust's work while displaying a remarkable fidelity to his language as well as the novel's themes of time, art, and the elusiveness of memory.
In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower, Paperback (January 2016)» View all books by Marcel Proust
"A triumph . . . will bring this inexhaustible artwork to new audiences throughout the English-speaking world."--Malcolm Bowie, "Sunday Telegraph."
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Author Biography - Marcel Proust
Marcel Proust was born in 1871 in Auteuil, near Paris, France. His seven-volume novel, A la recherche du temps perdu (known in English as In Search of Lost Time), which explores themes of memory, became one of the most famous and influential works of twentieth-century literature. Proust continued to work on the novel until his death in 1922."
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