In Search of Lost Time - Complete Edition (All 7 Books in One Volume)

eBook: In Search of Lost Time - Complete Edition (All 7 Books in One Volume)

Sprache - Englisch

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In Search of Lost Time is a series of seven highly acclaimed novels which inspired modern writers with its artistic craft and philosophical insight regarding memory and time. It is often suggested that perhaps Joyce's Ulysses was in some way inspired by this French tour de force. These bestselling novels recount the experiences of an unnamed narrator while he is growing up, learning about art, participating in society, and falling in love. Swann's Way: The young protagonist dreads waking up at night and not having his mother's good-night kiss… Within a Budding Grove beautifully examines the complex adolescent relationships. The Guermantes Way: The adult protagonist steps into the dazzling Parisian society of 19th century along with his obsession for Mme. de Guermantes. Cities of Plain: No matter how hard he tries to ignore or stay indifferent to closeted homosexual relationships around him, these and his own sexual desires become intricate part of his memories. The Captive dwells into the nature of relationships when couples fall out of love and yet don't have courage to break free. The Sweet Cheat Gone: People who leave rarely come back... Time Regained: After the WW1, he goes back to Paris to meet the people he once knew again, but time has never stopped for anyone Marcel Proust (1871–1922) was an inspirational French novelist, critic and essayist who is now considered as one of the most influential authors of the 20th century. His aesthetic craft and deep philosophical insight inspired numerous modern writers.


Über den Autor

Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust, born on July 10, 1871, in Auteuil, France, is best known for his monumental work 'À la recherche du temps perdu' (In Search of Lost Time), a seven-volume novel published between 1913 and 1927, which was translated into English by C. K. Scott Moncrieff. Proust's magnum opus is renowned for its profound exploration of themes such as memory, time, and identity. Proust grew up in an affluent and cultured environment, which deeply influenced his appreciation for the arts and literature. His social observations and introspective narrative style immersed readers in the lives of 19th and early 20th-century French society, revealing the subtleties of social class and human psychology. A pioneer of the modern stream-of-consciousness technique, Proust sculpted a detailed and intricate portrait of the human condition, filled with poignant insights and lyrical prose. Despite battling chronic asthma throughout his life, Proust's dedication to his art was unwavering. His work continues to be a cornerstone of literary studies and has profoundly impacted subsequent generations of writers and thinkers. The sheer depth and beauty of Proust's language and character analysis have placed 'In Search of Lost Time' amongst the greatest literary achievements of all time.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 2845 Seiten

Größe: 3,2 MB

ISBN: 8596547761044

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