Marcel proust

Delve into the captivating world of Marcel Proust and discover the genius behind his literary masterpieces. Uncover the fascinating stories and inspirations that shaped his writing and explore his timeless works that continue to captivate readers today.
William C. Carter's "Lost in Translation: Proust and Scott Moncrieff" "William C. Carter is distinguished Professor Emeritus of French at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. His biography Marcel Proust: A Life was selected as a “Notable Book of 2000″ by The New York Times. His new annotated edition of Scott Moncrieff’s translation of Swann’s Way is now available from Yale University Press and in bookstores. Carter’s website is Proust-ink.com. Writers And Poets, Swann's Way, Marcel Proust, Lost Time, Lost In Translation, Extraordinary Life, Musée D'orsay, Belle Epoque, Fiction Books

Lost in Translation: Proust and Scott Moncrieff

Scott Moncrieff's English translation of Proust's A la recherche du temps perdu is widely hailed as a masterpiece in its own right. His rendering of the title as Remembrance of Things Past is not, however, considered a high point. William C. Carter explores the two men's correspondence on this somewhat sticky issue and how the Shakespearean title missed the mark regarding Proust's theory of memory.

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Marcelita Swann
Prufrock's Dilemma: Will the “Real” Vinteuil Sonata Please Stand Up? Holden Caulfield, Visual And Performing Arts, Age 30, Marcel Proust, Reading Groups, Wonderful Images, Picture Library, Gifts In A Mug, Online Printing

Will the “Real” Vinteuil Sonata Please Stand Up?

The year before, at an evening party, he had heard a piece of music played on the piano and violin. At first he had appreciated only the material quality of the sounds which those instruments secreted. . . . But then at a certain moment, without being able to distinguish any clear outline, or to give a name to what was pleasing him, suddenly enraptured, he had tried to grasp the phrase or harmony—he did not know which—that had just been played and that had opened and expanded his soul, as…

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Marcelita Swann