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Time’s Arrow, Time’s Cycle: Proust and Powell

In 1989, just as I was starting my first successful trip through In Search of Lost Time, I met a fellow who was to become a lifelong friend.  He, too, had attempted Proust before, and put it aside.  Instead, he … Continue reading

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Reflections on Reading Proust

It has been almost four months now since I finished reading In Search of Lost Time again.  As I wrote in an earlier post, I made several abortive attempts to get through Proust’s novel in my early twenties, and finally succeeded in my … Continue reading

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Proust in Flower

The year 2013 marked the centenary of the publication of Swann’s Way, the first volume of Proust’s In Search of Lost Time. Numerous articles appeared in the popular press commenting on this anniversary of a masterpiece in the literature of … Continue reading

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Le Proust Électronique

A spate of notices appeared in 2013 to coincide with the centenary of the publication of Swann’s Way, the first volume of the seven that comprise the masterpiece, In Search of Lost Time, by Marcel Proust.  I first encountered Proust … Continue reading

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