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Marcel Proust in the Light of William James: In Search of a Lost Source

Marcel Proust in the Light of William James: In Search of a Lost Source (Hardback)

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Although William James was a significant presence in Paris at the dawn of the 20th century, his psychological and philosophical theories well known, any role he played in the gestation of Marcel Proust's ground-breaking novel A la recherche du temps perdu has been neglected by scholars on both sides of the Atlantic-until now. Much of what made Proust's novel so startlingly original stems from James's writings, which were available to Proust in French translation.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 - Publisher: Lexington Books Publication Date: 29/11/2013 ISBN-13: 9780739181621  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Marilyn M. Sachs holds a doctorate in French literature. She is an independent scholar living in St. Louis, Missouri.

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