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Proust, class, and nation

Author: Edward J Hughes
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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How might Proust's work be understood in relation to issues of class and nation? A la recherche du temps perdu was produced in momentous times - the Dreyfus Affair and the Separation of Church and  Read more...


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Named Person: Marcel Proust
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Hughes
ISBN: 9780199609864 0199609861
OCLC Number: 878802991
Awards: Winner of Shortlisted for the Enid McCleod Book Prize 2011.
Description: xv, 298 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: On the nation and its culture --
Contexts for class --
'Tout est affaire d'époque, de classe' : taste in Un amour de Swann --
Balbec : a new sociality --
Frames, language, judgements --
Masters, laws, and servants --
Hierarchies in Le Temps retrouvé --
Claims and complaints.
Responsibility: Edward J. Hughes.


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Hughess impressive scholarship and meticulous textual documentation illustrates Proust as a strong politically motivated artist and philosopher. * Hans G. Despain, Marx and Philosophy Review of Books Read more...

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