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Swann's way

Author: Marcel Proust; C K Scott-Moncrieff
Publisher: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., 2002. ©1922
Series: Dover thrift editions.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922.
Swann's way.
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2002
(DLC) 2002017461
(OCoLC)48803497
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcel Proust; C K Scott-Moncrieff
ISBN: 9780486115337 048611533X
OCLC Number: 868661833
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Dover thrift editions.
Other Titles: Du côté de chez Swann.
Responsibility: Marcel Proust ; translated by C. K. Scott Moncrieff.

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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.

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