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Proust among the stars

Author: Malcolm Bowie
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1998.
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Proust Among the Stars gathers Proust's thoughts on the self, time, politics, art, sex, and death. Malcolm Bowie strikes a balance between life and literature that tantalizes the reader with insights as striking as those offered by Proust's generous narrator. No better introduction to Proust could be imagined: it brings readers back to the pleasures of the text rather than to the caprices of biography. It follows  Read more...
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Named Person: Marcel Proust; Marcel Proust; Marcel Proust; Marcel Proust; Marcel Proust
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Bowie
ISBN: 0231114907 9780231114905 9780231114912 0231114915
OCLC Number: 39162233
Description: xix, 348 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Self --
Time --
Art --
Politics --
Morality --
Sex --
Death.
Responsibility: Malcolm Bowie.
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A matchless close reading of Remembrance of Things Past and a lesson in how to read the great books profitably and pleasurably. Bowie asserts that Proust's novel is one of the great exercises in  Read more...

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The best general study of Proust's 3,000-page work. Times Literary Supplement Genteel and meditative. Lingua Franca Bowie can say more in three sentences than many a scholar in a belabored chapter... Read more...

 
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