Alla Ricerca Del Tempo Perduto La Fuggitiva

Author: Marcel Proust
Editor: Bur
ISBN: 8858610245
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La fuggitiva contiene la cronaca di una guarigione, che però non ha nulla di euforico, poiché necessariamente assume i connotati di una distruzione, di un'agonia. L'autore di questa distruzione, il vero protagonista del volume, è il Tempo, qui visto come un'entità che uccide e cancella, in antitesi a quello che restituisce e che resuscita, oggetto della scoperta finale del Tempo ritrovato. Giovanni Bogliolo

Days Of Reading

Author: Marcel Proust
Editor: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780141042534
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In these inspiring essays about why people read, Proust explores all the pleasures and trials that readers take from books and the joys of losing oneself in literature.

Monsieur Proust

Author: Céleste Albaret
Editor: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 9781590170595
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Celeste Albaret was Marcel Proust's housekeeper in his last years, when he retreated from the world to devote himself to writing. Her reminiscences of her employer present a fond and winning picture of the daily life of a great writer, including his foibles, worries, and kindnesses.

Our Fathers Have Told Us Part I The Bible Of Amiens

Author: John Ruskin
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 140922547X
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John Ruskin's reflections on Amiens Cathedral's wonderful retelling of the Bible in sculpture. A book much loved by Proust.

Nothing And Amen

Author: Oriana Fallaci
Editor: Michael Joseph
ISBN: 9780718109509
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Boss Man

Author: Victoria Quinn
Editor: Victoria Quinn
ISBN:
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Proust As Musician

Author: Jean-Jacques Nattiez
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521028027
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Does one need to know the rules of harmony to be considered a musician? Throughout A la recherche du temps perdu, and particularly ' Swann in Love', Proust displays a surprising sensitivity to the way music is heard, a sensitivity to which we owe some of the most beautiful writing on music. Through a study of the texts devoted to the Sonata and Septet of Vinteui, Jean-Jacques Nattiez demonstrates the fundamental role played by music in the evolution of the novel. He also shows how Debussy, Wagner and Beethoven provide the basis for a mystical quest whose goal is pure music and the literary absolute. Music as model for literature: this is the subject of Professor Nattiez's essay, which unravels the various musical themes running through Proust's work, and which thus constitutes a particularly clear and perceptive introduction to his writing.

Urien S Voyage

Author: André Gide
Editor: Peter Owen Publishers
ISBN: 9780720612165
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Urien's Voyage is an allegorical account of a sea voyage. From the stagnant, teeming waters of the Sargasso to the frozen Arctic, Gide charts in prose the fantastic journey of the Orion and the sexual and moral transformations of those aboard. The temptations, suffering, and surroundings of Urien and his companions are described with an extraordinary profusion of detail, yet the pilgrims can never be sure of the reality of their experiences. The eponymous Urien is, we now know, the young Andre Gide himself. Written under the spell of the great French Symbolist poet Mallarme, the novel is an illustration of both the techniques and the aesthetic credo of the Symbolist movement. Although written early in the career of this key French thinker and Nobel Prize-Winner, Urien's Voyage is now regarded as a significant work, articulating the powerful tension between sexuality and morality that would preoccupy Gide in his better-known later novels.

The Elegance Of The Hedgehog

Author: Muriel Barbery
Editor:
ISBN: 9781906040185
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The lives of fifty-four-year-old concierge Rene Michel and extremely bright, suicidal twelve-year-old Paloma Josse are transformed by the arrival of a new tenant, Kakuro Ozu.

The Brothers Ashkenazi

Author: I.J. Singer
Editor: Other Press, LLC
ISBN: 1590514025
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In the Polish city of Lodz, the brothers Ashkenazi grew up very differently in talent and in temperament. Max, the firstborn, is fiercely intelligent and conniving, determined to succeed financially by any means necessary. Slower-witted Jacob is strong, handsome, and charming but without great purpose in life. While Max is driven by ambition and greed to be more successful than his brother, Jacob is drawn to easy living and decadence. As waves of industrialism and capitalism flood the city, the brothers and their families are torn apart by the clashing impulses of old piety and new skepticism, traditional ways and burgeoning appetites, and the hatred that grows between faiths, citizens, and classes. Despite all attempts to control their destinies, the brothers are caught up by forces of history, love, and fate, which shape and, ultimately, break them. First published in 1936, The Brothers Ashkenazi quickly became a best seller as a sprawling family saga. Breaking away from the introspective shtetl tales of classic nineteenth-century writers, I. J. Singer brought to Yiddish literature the multilayered plots, large casts of characters, and narrative sweep of the traditional European novel. Walking alongside such masters as Zola, Flaubert, and Tolstoy, I . J. Singer’s premodernist social novel stands as a masterpiece of storytelling.