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By Roger Shattuck

"Shattuck leaves us not just with a deepened appreciation of Proust's nice paintings yet of all nice literature as well."—Richard Bernstein, New York Times

For any reader who has been humbled via the language, the density, or the sheer weight of Marcel Proust's In seek of misplaced Time, Roger Shattuck is a godsend. Winner of the nationwide booklet Award for Marcel Proust, a sweeping exam of Proust's lifestyles and works, Shattuck now deals an invaluable and eminently readable guidebook to Proust's epic masterpiece, and a contemplation of reminiscence and realization all through nice literature. the following, Shattuck laments Proust's defenselessness opposed to zealous editors, praises a few translations, and offers Proust as a novelist whose philosophical presents have been matched simply by means of his irrepressible comedian feel. Proust's Way, the fruits of a life of scholarship, will function the following generation's advisor to at least one of the world's most interesting writers of fiction.

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