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Kayıp Zamanın İzinde

(À la recherche du temps perdu #1-7)

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Marcel Proust'un dev yapıtı “Kayıp Zamanın İzinde”nin tümü Delta Dizisinde bir arada...

Delta Dizisi, şık tasarım ve baskısıyla edebiyatın önemli isimlerinin birden fazla kitaba yayılan büyük külliyatlarını ve önemli eserlerini bir arada okura sunuyor.

Zaman'ın peşi sıra sürdürülen yolculuğun tüm halkaları Swann'ların Tarafı'yla, Çiçek Açmış Genç Kızların Gölgesinde, Guerman
Leather Bound, Delta Dizisi, 3148 pages
Published June 2015 by Yapı Kredi Yayınları (first published 1927)
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When you read Proust, and learn to appreciate his extraordinary, dreamy, hypnotic, truly inimitable style (this review is a mere shadow on the wall of a Platonic cave), which succeeds in making the syntax of language, usually as invisible as air, into a tangible element, so that, like literary yogis, we may feel, for the first time, how enjoyable the simple activity of reading, like breathing, can be; and discover the delights of sentences which took the author days to construct and us an hour t ...more
Dec 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Why did Proust have to write a 4000 page novel, especially when there is not any discernable, coherent plot? Was it really necessary to have those extended society scenes, some of which lasted for 150 pages or so? Couldn’t the whole thing have been tightened up a little and cut down to 1000 pages or so?

I asked myself these questions at various points over the nine months it took me to journey through Proust’s masterpiece. It was not until the final two volumes (and particularly the latter half
Jul 31, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: recherchers of temps perdu; rememberers of things past; snobs; size queens
I took today off work because I need to put everything I own into boxes so I can move tomorrow, but obviously I can't begin doing that until I get some of these obsessive thoughts about Proust out of my system. I mean, can I? Nope. I can't! After all, this house is where I read Proust -- wait, I read Swann's Way before I moved here, which is pretty nuts to think about -- and so how can I move without reviewing the whole thing?

I do feel pretty traumatized after finishing this book. Sort of shells
Celebrity Death Match Special: In Search of Lost Time versus Harry Potter

The francophone world was stunned by today's release of papers, sealed by Proust for 100 years after publication of the initial volume of his famous series, which finally reveal his original draft manuscripts. In the rest of this review, you can find out what Proust's books looked like before his well-meaning but unworldly editor decided that French literateurs would prefer something slightly different.

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Roy Lotz
In reality, every reader is, while he is reading, the reader of his own self. The writer’s work is merely a kind of optical instrument which he offers the reader to enable him to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have perceived in himself.

I struggled with Proust, on and off, for three years. I read these books sitting, standing, lying down, in cars and on trains, waiting in airports, on commutes to work, relaxing on vacation. Some of it I read in New York, some in Madrid,
Jul 13, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2013, aere-perennius

The first volume of 'In Search of Lost Time' (ISoLT), or 'Remembrance of Things Past' (RoTP), or 'À la recherche du temps perdu' (Merde mère un autre?) was first published in France 100 years ago this month. I started reading in February, and now end this beast in November. Apparently, I needed a little wind-up to start and if the last 12 hours is any indication, I will need a wee bit of time to settle down from the mess Proust has left in my head.

This is a book that feels like a hypnotic river
Some short remarks, as I don't think I'm ready for anything more substantial:

This is my third (fourth?) attempt to read the entire book, and I may have technically 'completed' it, as I've read all the pages. But I'm at a total loss to describe what I've read. I feel overwhelmed, almost like someone drowning, in trying to even explain what I have just experienced. I may finally comprehend what it is that makes so many critics rave about him, at least that I saw where I was going as I was swept al
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رمان کلاسیک در جستجوی زمان گم شده نوشته مارسل پروست بسیاری از خوانندگان جدی را به خاطر طویل بودنش ترساند. رمانی که تعداد صفحاتش به 3308 صفحه است. البته این اثر با وجود طولانی بودنش، خوانش سختی ندارد؛ تنها طولانی است. در واقع سبک نوشتاری رمان ساده و روان است و با این که شامل متن های توصیفی وسیعی است، اما در متن و نوشته پیچیده ای ندارد. این رمان در اصل به هشت کتاب تقسیم شده بود، پس می توان به آن به عنوان یک مجموعه طولانی و طویل نگاه کرد. البته به جز کتاب اول با عنوان طرف خانه سوان مابقی کتاب های ا ...more
Elena Holmgren
“We do not receive wisdom, we must discover it for ourselves, after a journey through the wilderness which no one else can make for us, which no one can spare us, for our wisdom is the point of view from which we come at last to regard the world. The lives that you admire, the attitudes that seem noble to you, have not been shaped by a paterfamilias or a schoolmaster, they have sprung from very different beginnings, having been influenced by evil or commonplace that prevailed round them. They re ...more
Travelling Sunny
Jul 29, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nook, 1305-read
In another LIST book (1Q84) it was said that unless you have the opportunity to be in jail or have to hide out for a long time, you can't read the whole of In Search of Lost Time.

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Volume 1. Swann’s Way (★★★★☆)
Volume 2. Within a Budding Grove (★★★☆☆)
Volume 3. The Guermantes Way (★★☆☆☆)
Volume 4. Cities of the Plain (★★★★★)
Volume 5. The Captive (★★★★★)
Volume 6. The Fugitive (★★★★☆)
Volume 7. Time Regained (★★★★★)

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May 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I finished this work. Each book is reviewed below. The only question left is "Was it worth it?". Was it worth 10 months of working my way through this opus? Was it worth what I got out of it?
The answer is a definite Yes.
Yes, there were times where it was an effort to read another page. Yes, there were times that it was mesmerizing and I didn't want to put it down. Yes, it was funny. Yes, it was sad. Mostly it was profound, thoughtful and very universal. It speaks to all people because it speak
محمدحسین بنـکدارتهرانی
همهی روزهای جوانی ما با رفتن به طرف خانهی سوان شروع شد، با عشق سوان گرما گرفت و روزها و شب ها گذشت تا به زمان بازیافته برسیم.پس از پروست باید ممنون مرحوم مهدی سحابی نازنین باشیم که به کتاب چیره شد و توانست دست به ترجمهی چنین شاهکاری بزند. مینو بر او انوشه باد! ...more
Jan 25, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 1001, francesi
Questa non è una recensione, ce ne sono in giro già abbastanza. Anzi, ciò che è stato scritto a proposito della Recherce supera di gran lunga il numero di pagine della Recherche stessa. Inoltre, se continuano ad esserci lettori che macinano con gioia le 2000 e più pagine del romanzo, un motivo ci sarà: è bello.
Quindi mi limito a lasciare qui qualche appunto, pensieri che mi vengono in mente durante la lettura.


Ho sempre associato questa prima parte alla primavera e anche ogg
11/2/2010 Oggi ho terminato di leggere "Dalla parte di Swann".
"Ma quando di un antico passato non sussiste niente, dopo la morte degli esseri, dopo la distruzione delle cose, soli, più fragili ma più intensi, più immateriali, più persistenti, più fedeli, l'odore e il sapore restano ancora a lungo, come anime, a ricordare, ad attendere, a sperare, sulla rovina di tutto il resto, a reggere, senza piegarsi, sulla loro gocciolina quasi impalpabile, l'immenso edificio del ricordo".
Il ricordo rimane v
Mari Mann
Sep 05, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
There are some writers that have made such a unique contribution to literature and to art that they are considered among the best, if not the best, and not just in their own country, but in the world. Such a writer was Marcel Proust. He has been called the greatest novelist of the 20th century, and the novel, A la Recherche du Temps Perdu, compared to Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling. But Michelangelo was known as “The Divine”, while Proust was called a hypochondriac, a dilettante, a homose ...more
Avis Black
Feb 28, 2008 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I read the whole damn thing, for which I feel like demanding a medal. A famous quote about this work goes, "I may be thicker skinned than most, but I just can't understand why anyone should take thirty pages to describe how he tosses about in bed because he can't get to sleep. I clutched my head."

I heartily agree. Nor do I like dinner parties that take longer to read about than they took to occur. The main problem with Proust (and his admirers) is that they are convinced that the French aristocr
Initially published in French between 1913 and 1927, Marcel Proust’s seven-part work In Search of Lost Time (also called Remembrance of Things Past) has undergone a befuddling series of translations. The “Moncrieff–Kilmartin–Enright” version, made available for this Modern Library publication, is essentially the original C. K. Scott Moncrieff translation with further revisions by Terence Kilmartin in 1984 (based on the 1954 definitive French text) and D. J. Enright in 1992.

As I finish each volum
Feb 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: e-book, preferiti
Dopo averlo letto in una traduzione non molto soddisfacente, tento una rilettura in lingua, e provo la stessa sensazione di quando io, miope da sempre, esco dal negozio dell'ottico indossando un nuovo paio di occhiali con la gradazione aggiornata, e alzo lo sguardo verso gli alberi, e mi accorgo che quelle chiome che prima percepivo come macchie verdi sono in realtà composte di foglie.
Ecco, è una rilettura lentissima, in cui mi godo ogni singola parola-foglia, invece di sorbire questa densissim
Brent Hayward
Jan 30, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The year of reading Proust. Amen. This was monumental, a life event, like having a child or losing a friend or seeing a wonder of the world. Proust himself, I imagine, must have been rather annoying, but this subtle and (of course) incredibly long rail was unforgettable.
Aug 29, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction
Andre Gide, who worked for the famous Gallimard press in the early 20th century, rejected Proust's manuscript for Swann's Way, which was the first installment of the epic Remembrance of Things Past. I often wonder whether or not he ever regretted this decision, but, then again, Gide had his reasons. As an avowed homosexual, he reproached Proust for the repressed homosexuality that was an obvious reality of the work. In example, the girl Albertine, who young Marcel pines for in the early stages o ...more
Oct 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Swann's Way

The gateway to a full-on Proust habit. About varieties of love: eros (carnal), agape (unconditional/motherly), societal (admiration), divine (mystical/aesthetic). That last one isn't old-fashioned denominational GOD LOVE, but more like a recognition of the wonder of existence/beauty, often tinged with a wistfulness, or melancholy, since the instance of divine love is experienced without warning or reason and then only remembered/recaptured with decreasing intensity thereafter. Importa
Malini Sridharan
Jun 15, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: people with a lot of time to kill or who need a reason to be pretentious
This book is good reading if you have huge chunks of captive free time (like my 50 minute train commute).If you cannot dedicate at least 1.5 hrs a day, 4-5 days a week to reading, it is probably not worth starting. At that pace, I finished the novel in about 4 months with a week break between each volume and a few days of desperate magazine huffing in the middle of Guermantes Way.

I read half in the modern library classics edition and half in the newer penguin translation. I had an easier time w
"It was only a [book], but sighing deeply, he let his thoughts feed on it, and his face was wet with a stream of tears." —Reworking of Virgil, Aeneid, 1.464-465

I had no deep familiarity with famous authors, having only heard their names in passing: Austen, Ovid, Virgil, Dickens, Shakespeare, Nabokov, Wilde, &c.

I had heard of some individual works too; Don Quixote, War & Peace, Ulysses, The Three Musketeers &c.; but I had no conception of what time period they belonged to, or the type
Oct 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
21 ottobre 2010. Ho finito oggi "Dalla parte di Swann", ci ho messo solo un mesetto: c'è proprio tutto quello che mi aspettavo, la prosa lenta limacciosa e fluviale, l'analisi minuziosa di stati emotivi e di coscienza che neanche Sant'Agostino nelle Confessioni, tutto il mondo inizio Novecento, le citazioni artistiche che mi hanno portato a pratiche compulsive come quella di stampare da internet le riproduzioni delle opere citate per metterle in mezzo al libro, così la mia edizione economica BUR ...more
Sep 10, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who can appreciate it
Shelves: best-of-the-best
Every page of this book is packed with gorgeous, poetic writing and jaw-dropping, often hilarious psychological observation. Proust does not prop himself up with over-complex structures, is not confusing, is not gratuitously strange. He understood life preternaturally well and wrote about it preternaturally well. This is the novel of all novels. But read cautiously: Proust will dissect your most intimate thoughts and motivations, and he will be as accurate as a sniper.

"All our final decisions a
Sep 23, 2015 marked it as did-not-finish  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classics, my-shelf
This is a physically beautiful collection of seven books that I own, that I know I will never read. Got as far as page 50 in the first volume before I realized the whole series is about Proust waxing poetics about himself--it's actually not that terrible or terribly boring. He has a nice way with words, but he's not for me, especially now that I don't have to read gigantic classics anymore.

That's not the problem though. The problem is I can't seem to let go of these books, and I really should. T
Oct 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: francia
Leggendo le lettere di Cristina Campo a Gianfranco Draghi, m'imbatto in questa frase. E qui mi piace trascriverla:
"Che potenza doveva avere la madeleine di Proust... ma tutto dipende dalle labbra che bevono."
Hossain Salahuddin
“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”

French novelist Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is probably the greatest and most influential novelist of last 100 years in any language. Proust spent the last 14 years of his life, lying on a narrow bed, writing an unusually long novel titled 'À la recherché du temps perdu' or 'In search of lost time'. Since the publication of the first of the 7 volumes in 1913, 'In search of lost time' ha
Jun 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Meraviglioso. Non è un tomo, non è l’Everest da scalare, è un viaggio nella memoria, una rievocazione del passato, un percorso fatto di sensazioni e emozioni, il viaggio della vita, da assaporare con la lentezza che lo caratterizza. Non manca nulla in questo capolavoro, tutti i sentimenti sono rappresentati e perciò il lettore non può non ritrovarsi e non condividere le molteplici riflessioni di Marcel Proust sull’infanzia, sull’amore, l’amicizia, l’arte, la letteratura. Unico inconveniente è st ...more
I am somehow to my last In Search of Lost Time review. I'm not sure how this has happened, as it doesn't seem like almost a year ago that I was first ordering Swann's Way and reading the first few pages. I was reading about sleep, falling asleep, and reading about mint tea before violent episodes of flu. Now, almost a year later, I have a set of creased, abused, fallen down from bus seats, fallen out of hands onto driveways editions of Proust, some of which with the marked dates of where the rea ...more
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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 ...more

Other books in the series

À la recherche du temps perdu (7 books)
  • Swann's Way (In Search of Lost Time, #1)
  • In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower (In Search of Lost Time, #2)
  • The Guermantes Way  (In Search of Lost Time, #3)
  • Sodom and Gomorrah (In Search of Lost Time, #4)
  • La Prisonnière (À la recherche du temps perdu, #5)
  • La fugitiva (En busca del tiempo perdido, #6)
  • Time Regained (In Search of Lost Time, #7)
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