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The Guermantes Way (Classics Deluxe Edition): In Search of Lost Time, Volume 3 (In Search of Lost Time)

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After the relative intimacy of the first two volumes of In Search of Lost Time, The Guermantes Way opens up a vast, dazzling landscape of fashionable Parisian life in the late nineteenth century, as the narrator enters the brilliant, shallow world of the literary and aristocratic salons. Both a salute to and a devastating satire of a time, place, and culture, The Guermantes Way defines the great tradition of novels that follow the initiation of a young man into the ways of the world. This elegantly packaged new translation will introduce a new generation of American readers to the literary richness of Marcel Proust.

  • First time in Penguin Classics
  • A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition with french flaps and luxurious design
  • Penguin Classics' superb new edition of In Search of Lost Time is the first completely new translation of Proust's masterwork since the 1920s

Synopsis:

After the relative intimacy of the first two volumes of In Search of Lost Time, The Guermantes Way opens up a vast, dazzling landscape of fashionable Parisian life in the late nineteenth century, as the narrator enters the brilliant, shallow world of the literary and aristocratic salons. Both a salute to and a devastating satire of a time, place, and culture, The Guermantes Way defines the great tradition of novels that follow the initiation of a young man into the ways of the world. This elegantly packaged new translation will introduce a new generation of American readers to the literary richness of Marcel Proust.

About the Author

Marcel Proust (1871–1922) was the greatest French novelist of the twentieth century.

Mark Treharne taught French at the University of Warwick and has since worked as a translator.

Christopher Prendergast is professor of French at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Kin‛s College.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143039228
Translator:
Treharne, Mark
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Translator:
Treharne, Mark
Author:
Proust, Marcel
Author:
Treharne, Mark
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
France
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Autobiographical fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Penguin Classics Deluxe Editio
Series Volume:
In Search of Lost Ti
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.6 x 1.64 in 1.47 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , After the relative intimacy of the first two volumes of In Search of Lost Time, The Guermantes Way opens up a vast, dazzling landscape of fashionable Parisian life in the late nineteenth century, as the narrator enters the brilliant, shallow world of the literary and aristocratic salons. Both a salute to and a devastating satire of a time, place, and culture, The Guermantes Way defines the great tradition of novels that follow the initiation of a young man into the ways of the world. This elegantly packaged new translation will introduce a new generation of American readers to the literary richness of Marcel Proust.
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