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Selected Letters, Vol. 2: 1904-1909
In 1904, while still working on his translations of Ruskin, Marcel Proust wrote to Maurice Barr?'s "I still have two Ruskin's to do, and after that I shall try to translate my own poor soul, if it doesn't die in the meantime." Within a few years Proust would begin this translation of his "own poor soul"--the monumental Remembrance of Things Past, one of the great literary ...more
Hardcover, 512 pages
Published December 7th 1989 by Oxford University Press, USA
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French novelist, best known for his 3000 page masterpiece À la recherche du temps perdu (Remembrance of Things Past or In Search of Lost Time), a pseudo-autobiographical novel told mostly in a stream-of-consciousness style. Born in the first year of the Third Republic, the young Marcel, like his narrator, was a delicate child from a bourgeois family. He was active in Parisian high society during t ...moreMore about Marcel Proust...