Marcel Proust

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Marcel Proust
Born 10 July 1871(1871-07-10)
Auteuil, Paris, France
Died 18 November 1922(1922-11-18) (aged 51)
Paris, France
Occupation Novelist, essayist, critic
Genres novel


Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (French pronounced: maʁsɛl pʁust) (10 July 1871 – 18 November 1922) was a French novelist, essayist and critic, best known as the author of À la recherche du temps perdu (in English, In Search of Lost Time), a monumental work of twentieth-century fiction published in seven parts from 1913 to 1927.

Proust was a homosexual.[1] He died of pneumonia.

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  • Adorno, Theodor. "Prisms." The MIT Press: Cambridge, MA. 1967.
  • Aciman, André (2004) The Proust Project. New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Albaret, Céleste (Barbara Bray, trans.) 2003 Monsieur Proust. New York: The New York Review of Books
  • Bernard, Anne-Marie (2002) The World of Proust, as seen by Paul Nadar. Cambridge: MIT Press
  • Carter, William C. (2000) Marcel Proust: A Life. New Haven: Yale University Press
  • Davenport-Hines, Richard (2006) A Night at the Majestic. London: Faber and Faber ISBN 978-0-571-22009-0
  • De Botton, Alain (1998) How Proust Can Change Your Life. New York: Vintage Books
  • Deleuze, Gilles (2004) Proust and Signs: The Complete Text. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press
  • Painter, George D (1959) Marcel Proust A Biography Vols. 1 & 2. London: Chatto & Windus
  • Shattuck, Roger (1963) Proust's Binoculars: A Study of Memory, Time, and Recognition in À la recherche du temps perdu. New York: Random House
  • Shattuck, Roger (2000) Proust's Way: A Field Guide To In Search of Lost Time, New York: W. W. Norton
  • Tadié, Jean-Yves: MARCEL PROUST: A Life. Viking, New York, 2000
  • White, Edmund (1998) Marcel Proust. New York: Viking Books

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