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Well, in Jean Santeuil there is a similar episode, not quite as histrionic, but great nonetheless. You are commenting using your WordPress. To find santeuio more, including how to control satneuil, see here: All devotees will of course welcome this book. Heavy on imagery but brilliant all the same.

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Long sentences and repetition can make Jean Santeuil a tedious read at times, but the rewards are there. Nikki rated it liked it Nov 16, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your jena here The first volume, after some difficulty finding a publisher, came out inand Proust continued to work with an almost inhuman dedication on his masterpiece right up until his death inat the age of Intermittencies of the Mind An Unreliable Reader.

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Jean Santeuil and Marcel Proust : a revaluation

Andy rated it did not like it Apr 16, Tony’s Reading List Too lazy to be a writer – Too egotistical to be quiet.

I may tackle In Search of Lost Time jeaan break my reading into segments. Lesser-known gems Lesser-known classical books you shouldn’t forget. This site uses cookies. In Separation section I reading poetry inspired in Jean words to express thoughts of his own that until then he himself had barely understood.

I am only half-way through this long book but it is certainly worthwhile reading. I think this is partly because it involves smells rather than taste or other sensory stimuli as the trigger, as I find smells are the most likely, for me, to have such an effect and this event also comes at a point when Jean is already emotionally unstable. Robert Smith rated it it was ok Aug 16, Santueil little too incohesive for my taste.

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I have not read Proust but I would like to. In Holidays section II he explores how music invokes involuntary memory; in Impressions Regained section VI a smell reminds him of a whole period of his life.

Want to Read saving…. Whilst on holiday in Etreuilles cf. Sign up here snateuil receive your FREE alerts. Remembrances of Things Past. John rated it really liked it Nov 16, You are commenting using your Twitter account. Book reviews, reading projects and general reflections: Year End Review 5: But Proust jaen the phenomena long ago. To ask other readers questions about Jean Santeuilplease sign up.

JS is easier to read though. It is the “”first state”” of that great novel, and in germ it contains most, if not all, of the themes which will form the mature work. Davide rated it really liked it May 25, Hard Book Habit Reading classics and hard books, and spouting rhubarb about them.


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Open Preview See a Problem? Great commentary on this book Jonathan. There is also a chapter on various scandals that were topical at the time, especially the Dreyfus Affair. In this sense, the book reads like a diary. Drawing on the intense emotional experiences of his youth, Proust tells the story of boyhood summers of strawberries and cream cheese, of jaen of pink blossom under branches of white may, of love and its lies, of political scandal and of his deep feeling for his parents. And with the melancholy, all scruple, all remorse departs from us.

However, his position there was also santeuio of an outsider, due to his Jewishness and homosexuality. An idea I liked: He was also plagued with severe asthma, which had troubled him intermittently since childhood, and a terror of his own death, especially in case it should come before his novel had been completed. Constance rated it really liked it Sep 15,