Swann's Way
ISBN: 0375751548
EAN13: 9780375751547
Language: English
Pages: 656
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
The only paperback edition of the definitive translation of the first part of Marcel Proust's legendary seven-part cycle. In part one, the narrator recalls his childhood, aided by the famous tea-soaked madeleine; M. Swann describes his passion for Odette.
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From the front Cover In Swann's Way, the themes of Proust's masterpiece are introduced, and the narrator's childhood in Paris and Combray is recalled, most memorably in the evocation of the famous maternal good-night kiss. The recollection of the narrator's love for Swann's daughter Gilberte leads to an account of Swann's passion for Odette and the rise of the nouveaux riches Verdurins. For this authoritative English-language edition, D. J. Enright has revised the late Terence Kilmartin's acclaimed reworking of C. K. Scott Moncrieff's translation to take into account the new definitive French editions of A la recherche du temps perdu (the final volume of these new editions was published by the Bibliotheque de la Pleiade in 1989).

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