Who is Marcel Proust?

  • (noun): French novelist (1871-1922).
    Synonyms: Proust

Marcel Proust

Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (; 10 July 1871 – 18 November 1922) was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time; earlier translated as Remembrance of Things Past). It was published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.

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Proust Questionnaire
... The Proust Questionnaire is a questionnaire about one's personality ... is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust ... At the end of the nineteenth century, when Proust was still in his teens, he answered a questionnaire in an English-language confession album belonging to his friend Antoinette ...
20th Century In Literature - Interwar Period
1919 Within a Budding Grove by Marcel Proust Night and Day by Virginia Woolf Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson (USA) - the first 'lost generation' novel Valmouth by Ronald Firbank Bazaar-e-Husn by Premchand (publ ... Christie by Eugene O'Neill - Pulitzer prize winner 1921 The Guermantes Way by Marcel Proust Crome Yellow by Aldous Huxley England, My England and Other Stories by D ... Ulysses by James Joyce Jacob's Room by Virginia Woolf Sodom and Gomorrah by Marcel Proust The Enormous Room by E ...
George D. Painter - Bibliography
... London Secker Warburg (translation) 1956 Marcel Proust Letters to his Mother (translation) London Rider 1959 Marcel Proust a biography ... London Chatto Windus ISBN 1965 ... Marcel Proust a biography ...
Music Without Sound - Discursive Music
... Marcel Proust The Sonate de Vinteuil (or Vinteuil Sonata) is an imaginary violin and piano sonata by fictitious composer Vinteuil recurring several times in Marcel Proust's A La Recherche Du ... The French composer Reynaldo Hahn noticed how much Marcel Proust "vivait la musique de son temps" (experienced contemporary music) ... For example, Proust immediately praised and enjoyed Debussy's 1902 Pelleas et Melisande opera ...
Reynaldo Hahn - Further Reading
... Marcel Proust, Lettres à Reynaldo Hahn, Paris 1956 D ... All’ombra delle fanciulle in fiore la musica in Francia nell’età di Proust, Monfalcone 1987, 59-75 D ... Bulletin Marcel Proust, 1993, no 43, p ...

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    To get through their days, nervous natures such as mine have various “speeds” as do automobiles. There are uphill and difficult day which take an eternity to climb, and downhill days which can be quickly descended.
    Marcel Proust (1871–1922)

    But, when nothing subsists from a distant past, after the death of others, after the destruction of objects, only the senses of smell and taste, weaker but more enduring, more intangible, more persistent, more faithful, continue for a long time, like souls, to remember, to wait, to hope, on the ruins of all the rest, to bring without flinching, on their nearly impalpable droplet, the immense edifice of memory.
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    How the devil am I to prove to my counsel that I don’t know my murderous impulses through C.G. Jung, jealousy through Marcel Proust, Spain through Hemingway ... It’s true, you need never have read these authorities, you can absorb them through your friends, who also live all their experiences second-hand. What an age!
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