Mirages and Mad Beliefs

Mirages and Mad Beliefs

Proust the Skeptic

eBook - 2013
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Marcel Proust was long the object of a cult in which the main point of reading his great novel In Search of Lost Time was to find, with its narrator, a redemptive epiphany in a pastry and a cup of lime-blossom tea. We now live in less confident times, in ways that place great strain on the assumptions and beliefs that made those earlier readings possible. This has led to a new manner of reading Proust, against the grain. In Mirages and Mad Beliefs, Christopher Prendergast argues the case differently, with the grain, on the basis that Proust himself was prey to self-doubt and f.
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2013
ISBN: 9781400846313
1400846315
0691155208
9780691155203
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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