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In Search of Lost Time Novel by Marcel Proust
Marcel Proust suffers from writer’s block and fritters away his life as a snob. He experiences anti-Semitism, homosexuality and pathological jealousy, getting tangled up in tragic love affairs. Only when unexpected sensory cues provoke distant memories does he start to write his life’s oeuvre.
- Book Cover Type: Paperback
- Author: Marcel Proust
- Persian Title: کتاب در جست و جوی زمان از دست رفته اثر مارسل پروست
In Search of Lost Time
The Book “In Search of Lost Time” is written by Marcel Proust. Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (10 July 1871 – 18 November 1922) was a French novelist, critic, and essayist who wrote the monumental novel À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time; earlier rendered as Remembrance of Things Past), published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927. He is considered by critics and writers to be one of the most influential authors of the 20th century. Proust was involved in writing and publishing from an early age. In addition to the literary magazines with which he was associated, and in which he published while at school (La Revue verte and La Revue lilas), from 1890 to 1891 he published a regular society column in the journal Le Mensuel. In 1892, he was involved in founding a literary review called Le Banquet (also the French title of Plato’s Symposium), and throughout the next several years Proust published small pieces regularly in this journal and in the prestigious La Revue Blanche. In 1896 Les plaisirs et les jours, a compendium of many of these early pieces, was published. The book included a foreword by Anatole France, drawings by Mme Lemaire in whose salon Proust was a frequent guest, and who inspired Proust’s Mme Verdurin. She invited him and Reynaldo Hahn to her château de Réveillon (the model for Mme Verdurin’s La Raspelière) in summer 1894, and for three weeks in 1895. This book was so sumptuously produced that it cost twice the normal price of a book its size.
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|Book Cover Type||Hardcover|
|Number of volumes||4|
|Persian Title||کتاب در جست و جوی زمان از دست رفته اثر مارسل پروست|