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The memoirs of Ernest A. Forssgren, Proust's Swedish valet

Author: Ernest A Forssgren; William C Carter
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
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The memoirs of Ernest A Forssgren, the young Swede who served as Marcel Proust's last valet, have never before been published in full. This book presents the complete text (which was written in English), with an introduction and annotations by the distinguished Proust scholar William C Carter. The memoirs, along with other previously unknown documents relating to the Proust household and to Forssgren, shed new light  Read more...
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Forssgren, Ernest A., 1894-1970.
Memoirs of Ernest A. Forssgren, Proust's Swedish valet.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005028454
(OCoLC)61761649
Named Person: Marcel Proust; Ernest A Forssgren; Marcel Proust; Ernest A Forssgren; Marcel Proust; Marcel Proust; Ernest A Forssgren
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest A Forssgren; William C Carter
ISBN: 9780300133363 0300133367
OCLC Number: 123222404
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 164 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Abbreviations of Titles of Proust�s Works""; ""Ernest Forssgren""; ""The Job Applicant""; ""Introduction to Forssgren�s Memoirs and Related Documents""; ""The MysteriousVisit""; ""Afterword""; ""Forssgren�s “Summary� of Painter""; ""Forssgren�s Marginalia""; ""Index""
Responsibility: edited and annotated by William C. Carter.

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