In Search of Lost Time Volume II Within a Budding Grove

byMarcel ProustTranslated byC.k. Scott Moncrieff, Terence Kilmartin

November 3, 1998|
In Search of Lost Time Volume II Within a Budding Grove by Marcel Proust
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First published in 1919, Within a Budding Grove was awarded the Prix Goncourt, bringing the author immediate fame. In this second volume of In Search of Lost Time, the narrator turns from the childhood reminiscences of Swann’s Way to memories of his adolescence. Having gradually become indifferent to Swann’s daughter Gilberte, the narrator visits the seaside resort of Balbec with his grandmother and meets a new object of attention—Albertine, “a girl with brilliant, laughing eyes and plump, matt cheeks.”

For this authoritative English-language edition, D. J. Enright has revised the late Terence Kilmartin’s acclaimed reworking of C. K. Scott Moncrieff’s translation to take into account the new definitive French editions of Á la recherché du temps perdu (the final volume of these new editions was published by the Bibliothèque de la Pléiade in 1989).
Marcel Proust was born in the Parisian suburb of Auteuil on July 10, 1871. He began work on In Search of Lost Time sometime around 1908, and the first volume, Swann’s Way, was published in 1913. In 1919 the second volume, Within a Budding Grove, won the Goncourt Prize, bringing Proust great and instantaneous fame. Two subsequent ...
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Title:In Search of Lost Time Volume II Within a Budding Grove
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:784 pages, 8 X 5.1 X 1.3 in
Shipping dimensions:784 pages, 8 X 5.1 X 1.3 in
Published:November 3, 1998
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780375752193

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