The Material Object in the Work of Marcel Proust

Baldwin, Thomas (2005) The Material Object in the Work of Marcel Proust. Peter Lang, UK, 188 pp. ISBN 3 03910 323 7. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

This book is the first to describe the development of Proust’s treatment of material objects from his earliest work Les Plaisirs et les jours to his mature novel A la recherche du temps perdu. It is unique in its exploration of the movement within Proust’s work from unreflective and spontaneous representation to a meta-narrative of consciousness. The latter finds particular resonance in a peculiarly Proustian pictoriality which has been largely unnoticed. By exploring connections between Proust’s pictoriality and his reflections on ‘matter’ and ‘surface’, this book suggests a new and radical approach to the modernism of A la recherche du temps perdu

Item Type: Book
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PQ Romance literatures
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Thomas Baldwin
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 18:48
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2014 10:35
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/1214 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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