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Roland Barthes : the Proust variations

Author: Thomas Baldwin
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2019.
Series: Contemporary French and francophone cultures, 62.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book confronts the singularity of the relationship between two exemplary writers of the last century in order to challenge and to reinvigorate our notions of what art and criticism - literary or otherwise - can do. While it takes Roland Barthes's encounters with Marcel Proust's monumental masterpiece À la recherche du temps perdu as its specific focus, the implications of its argument are far-reaching. Indeed,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Roland Barthes; Marcel Proust; Marcel Proust; Roland Barthes; Roland Barthes; Marcel Proust; Marcel Proust
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Baldwin
ISBN: 9781789620016 1789620015
OCLC Number: 1089405542
Description: 189 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: AcknowledgementsNote on the TextIntroduction1. Objects2. Eros, Rhythm3. Music, Discourse4. Neutral, NuanceAfterword: Insect LifeBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Contemporary French and francophone cultures, 62.
Responsibility: Thomas Baldwin.

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This book concerns the 'variations' operated by Barthes on A la recherche du temps perdu over a period of three decades. It reads the Proustian oeuvre through the prism of Barthes, providing new  Read more...

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Reviews'Theoretically shrewd and brilliantly argued, this is the first monograph to offer a complete panorama of Barthes's sustained engagement with the Proustian oeuvre. Roland Barthes: The Proust Read more...

 
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