Proust: Swann's Way

Proust: Swann's Way

by Sheila Stern

Hardcover

$29.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521328166
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/22/1989
Series: Landmarks of World Literature Series
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Note on the text and its English translationsvii
Prefaceviii
Chronologyx
1The matter of A la Recherche du temps perdu1
2The readers in the book23
3Combray29
The book and the bed29
Memory and the will33
The reader's role39
'Combray takes on form and solidity'--the third opening41
The naming of Charles Swann44
The rainbow of snobbery47
Moral refinements and moral judgments54
Time and tense68
Time out of joint75
Imagery81
Time, metaphor and St Hilaire84
A conceit and its form90
4Un Amour de Swann96
An adult world96
The name of Verdurin97
Swann cast out101
Lies107
The type of Odette109
Noms de pays: le nom112
5The reception of Proust's novel119
6Critical works mentioned in the text and further reading125

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