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Marcel Proust

Author: Adam A Watt
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2013.
Series: Critical lives (London, England)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a concise critical biography of Marcel Proust, one of the most important writers of the 20th century. The book considers Proust's early years of personal and aesthetic experiment, the growth of his masterwork 'A la recherche du temps perdu', and his personal decline due to ill-health.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Records and correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Watt, Adam A. (Adam Andrew), 1979-
Marcel Proust.
London : Reaktion Books, 2013
(OCoLC)810113840
Named Person: Marcel Proust; Marcel Proust; Marcel Proust
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam A Watt
ISBN: 9781780231327 1780231326
OCLC Number: 859155684
Description: 1 online resource (208 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Physician heal thy son --
Asthmatic absentee / Marcel Militaire --
Undergraduate, critic, duellist --
Intellectual, translator, mourner --
Beginnings and endings --
Swann published and Alfred Disparu --
The great war --
Recognition and decline.
Series Title: Critical lives (London, England)
Responsibility: Adam Watt.

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