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Gate of lilacs : a verse commentary on Proust / Clive James.

Gate of lilacs : a verse commentary on Proust / Clive James.
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843.912 PROU
Adult Non Fiction   Double Bay . Available .  
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ISBN 9781509812356 (hardback)
1509812350 (hardback)
Author James, Clive, 1939- author.
Title Gate of lilacs : a verse commentary on Proust / Clive James.
Publisher/Date London : Picador, 2016.
©2016
Pagination etc. xiii, 74 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents note Poems and essay inspired by Marcel Proust's work 'AÌ la recherche du temps perdu'.
Summary Note Over a period of fifteen years Clive James learned French by almost no other method than reading A la recherche du temps perdu. Then he spent half a century trying to get up to speed with Proust's great novel in two different languages. Gate of Lilacs is the unique product of James's love and engagement with Proust's eternal masterpiece. With A la recherche du temps perdu, Proust, in James's words, 'followed his creative instinct all the way until his breath gave out', and now James has done the same. In Gate of Lilacs, James, a brilliant critical essayist and poet, has blended the two forms into one.
Subject - Name Proust, Marcel, -- 1871-1922 -- Criticism and interpretation
Subject French poetry -- 19th century
Added Author Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922 ° la recherche du temps perdu. English.
Shelf Location 843.912 PROU
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