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A la recherche du temps perdu

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The Lesbian And The Room: Proust’S Invention Of Difference, Christina L. Stevenson Jan 2015

The Lesbian And The Room: Proust’S Invention Of Difference, Christina L. Stevenson

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

More than a conflict between external activity and internal sanctuary, the room in Proust's writing is a figure that weaves a complex fabric of narrative perception. If, in his youth, Proust's narrator believed the room to be a refuge for containing an eroticized feminine Other, the wiser narrative voice reveals the room as offering the disruption rather than the fulfillment of desire. The perspective of childhood is interwoven with the retrospective voice of the adult narrator who dispels the naïve fantasies of the desiring youth. This paper illustrates that confronting the failure of desire becomes imperative for the ...


Edward J. Hughes. Proust, Class, & Nation. Oxford, New York: Oxford Up, 2011. Xiii + 287 Pp., Adeline Soldin Jan 2015

Edward J. Hughes. Proust, Class, & Nation. Oxford, New York: Oxford Up, 2011. Xiii + 287 Pp., Adeline Soldin

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Edward J. Hughes. Proust, Class, & Nation. Oxford, New York: Oxford UP, 2011. xiii + 287 pp.


Jeffrey Johnson. Creative Development In Marcel Proust’S A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu. New York: Peter Lang, 2012. Xv + 230 Pp., Claudine Fisher Jan 2014

Jeffrey Johnson. Creative Development In Marcel Proust’S A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu. New York: Peter Lang, 2012. Xv + 230 Pp., Claudine Fisher

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Jeffrey Johnson. Creative Development in Marcel Proust’s A la recherche du temps perdu. New York: Peter Lang, 2012. xv + 230 pp.