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Author Paganini-Ambord, Maria, 1935-

Title Reading Proust : In Search of Wolf-Fish
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1994
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Description 1 online resource (284 pages)
Series Theory and History of Literature
Theory and history of literature.
Contents Foreword; Introduction; 1. Walks along the Méséglise Way; 2. Swann in Love; 3. A l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs; 4. Le Temps retrouvé; Conclusion; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Summary What readers of Proust in English translation miss, along with most of his critics, is how precisely his writing works, how exactly his subtle craftsmanship weaves the spell that seems to enchant and distract those who encounter it. Even critics who take up the idiosyncrasies of Proust's text, Maria Paganini asserts, refuse to test its limits for fear of running into the writer's deliberate opacities. Reading Proust puts an end to this interpretive arrest by focusing on the specificity of Proustian writing, revealing the patterns of thought and play of words peculiar to Proust's language, and
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Form Electronic book
Author Litherland, Caren
Milun, Kathryn.
ISBN 0816684197