Proust in 2014

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Here are some of the latest and greatest creations inspired by the works and life of Marcel Proust. Click on each image to learn more.

Marcel Proust's France: The Eiffel Tower Marcel Proust's France: La Maison de Tante Léonie Marcel Proust's France: Church of St. Jacques

Proust's France

by Nicolas Drogoul

The scenes depicted by Proust captivate his readers so much that many travel to visit the places that inspired him. By using photography, I can return to those locations and capture the same landscapes that continue to exist in time.

Rêverie: The Musical World of Marcel Proust

Rêverie

by Drew Watson

Rêverie: The Musical World of Marcel Proust is an album of French art song (mélodies françaises) and spoken-word narrations from the work of the turn-of-the-century French novelist Marcel Proust.

Resemblance: Portraits of Characters from Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time

Resemblance

The Portraits

Resemblance is a picture book of paintings inspired by Marcel Proust’s novel A la recherche du temps perdu by acclaimed artist David Richardson.

Marcel Proust: A Life by William C. Carter

Yale U. Press

Marcel Proust: A Life

This outstanding biography portrays in abundant detail the life and extraordinary times of Marcel Proust, one of the greatest literary voices of the twentieth century.

New Editiong of Swann's Way by Yale University Press

Yale U. Press

New Edition Swann's Way

On the 100th anniversary of its original publication, Yale University Press introduces a landmark new edition of Proust's masterpiece—impeccably revised and annotated by the foremost Proust scholar of our time.

A website celebrating the life and works of Marcel Proust

Proust in the News

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The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival 2013. At some thousand pages and a million and a half words, reading Proust's In Search of Lost Time is a life-changing experience. To celebrate its centenary join The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival for their specially commissioned three-part series—Pocket Proust—exploring the author's life and times.

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14th

The Proust family chez Tante Léonie. Patricia Mante-Proust, a descendant of Proust, visited us in Birmingham with her parents when she was very young. The visit (1988) corresponded with a production of Proust by Frank and Jane Trechsel at the Festival Theater and the Prousts were in the audience. This article was posted by L'Echo Républicain by Joel Anfray.

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22nd

The Wall Street Journal: You Are What You Read. No one should read Marcel Proust's "In Search of Lost Time" for the first time. A first reading, however carefully conducted, cannot hope to unlock the book's complexity, its depth, its inexhaustible richness. This is a lucid exposition of how Proust put his reading to work in the creation of "In Search of Lost Time."

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31st

Monsieur Proust's Library. Anka Muhlstein, one of the Center for Fiction's favorite speakers is back to talk about her new book, Monsieur Proust's Library.

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