Monsieur Proust's Library by Anka MuhlsteinMonsieur Proust's Library by Anka Muhlstein

Monsieur Proust's Library

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Audio Book (CD) | February 21, 2017

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Reading was so important to Marcel Proust that it sometimes seems he was unable to create a personage without a book in hand. Everybody in his work reads: servants and masters, children and parents, artists and physicians. The more sophisticated characters find it natural to speak in quotations. Proust made literary taste a means of defining personalities and gave literature an actual role to play in his novels. In this wonderfully entertaining audiobook, scholar and biographer Anka Muhlstein, the author of Balzac's Omelette, draws out these themes in Proust's work and life, thus providing not only a friendly introduction to the momentous In Search of Lost Time, but also exciting highlights of some of the finest work in French literature.

Anka Muhlstein was born in Paris in 1935. In 1974, she began her writing career through the publication of French materials, specifically biographies. In 1996, she won the Goncourt Prize in 1996 for Letters from Russia. She is also the two-time recipient of the History Prize of the French Academy and the author of Monsieur Proust’s Lib...
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Title:Monsieur Proust's LibraryFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:6.75 × 5.25 × 0.5 inPublished:February 21, 2017Publisher:Brilliance AudioLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1536636134

ISBN - 13:9781536636130

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