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Both a psychological self-portrait and a profound meditation upon the artistic process, Marcel Proust's monumental seven-part masterpiece Remembrance of Things Past forever changed the course of twentieth-century literature. Swann's Way, the first volume, introduces the novel's major themes and the narrator, a sensitive young man drawn to fashionable society and inclined to introspection. It then shifts to Charles Swann himself, a man-about-town in the glamorous milieu of belle-epoque paris and a victim of an agonizing romance. This masterly evocation of French society, bitingly satiric and often comic, first appeared in 1913, and its rendering of the true meaning of the past, a transcendental reality independent of time, has made this novel one of the immortal landmarks of world literature.

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The first volume of the seven-part masterpiece In Search of Lost Time, Swann's Way introduces the reader to Charles Swann, a wealthy connoisseur in 19th-century Paris and a victim of an agonizing romance.

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Both a psychological self-portrait and a profound meditation upon the artistic process, Proust's seven-part masterpiece In Search of Lost Time changed the course of 20th-century literature. Swann's Way, the first volume, introduces the novel's major themes and the narrator, a sensitive man drawn in his youth to fashionable society. Its focus then shifts to Charles Swann, a wealthy connoisseur who moves in high-society circles in nineteenth-century Paris and a victim of an agonizing romance. This masterly evocation of French society and its rendering of a search for a transcendental reality independent of time, ranks as a landmark of world literature. Unabridged reprint of the classic 1922 edition.

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ISBN:
9780486421230
Translator:
Montcrieff, C. K. Scott
Author:
Montcrieff, C. K. Scott
Author:
Montcrieff, C. K.
Author:
Proust, Marcel
Author:
Scott
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Author:
Scott-Moncrieff, C. K.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
2001-11
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
none
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.78 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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The first volume of the seven-part masterpiece In Search of Lost Time, Swann's Way introduces the reader to Charles Swann, a wealthy connoisseur in 19th-century Paris and a victim of an agonizing romance.
"Synopsis" by ,
Both a psychological self-portrait and a profound meditation upon the artistic process, Proust's seven-part masterpiece In Search of Lost Time changed the course of 20th-century literature. Swann's Way, the first volume, introduces the novel's major themes and the narrator, a sensitive man drawn in his youth to fashionable society. Its focus then shifts to Charles Swann, a wealthy connoisseur who moves in high-society circles in nineteenth-century Paris and a victim of an agonizing romance. This masterly evocation of French society and its rendering of a search for a transcendental reality independent of time, ranks as a landmark of world literature. Unabridged reprint of the classic 1922 edition.
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