A Teach Yourself - Key Figures Beginner's Guide.
This book introduces you to the life and works of Proust. He is shown as a writer who has influenced not only the way we approach literature but also the way we think about ourselves. Discover how 'A La Recherche du Temps Perdu' is relevant to today's technology-intensive and individualistic society.
Ingrid Wassenaar's lively text explores:
- How to approach 'A La Recherche du Temps Perdu' ('In Search Of Lost Time')
- Proust's ideas on topics such as time, memory and sexuality
- Modern critical approaches to Proust and his ideas
- The relevance of these ideas to readers in the twenty-first century
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