Marcel Proust (Paperback)

A Life, with a New Preface by the Author (Henry McBride Series in Modernism and Modernity)

By William C. Carter

Yale University Press, 9780300191790, 1000pp.

Publication Date: April 16, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (2/1/2002)
Hardcover (3/1/2000)

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Description

Reissued with a new preface to commemorate the first publication of À la recherche du temps perdu one hundred years ago, Marcel Proust portrays in abundant detail the extraordinary life and times of one of the greatest literary voices of the twentieth century.
 
“An impeccably researched and well-paced narrative that brings vividly and credibly to life not only the writer himself but also the changing world he knew.”—Roger Pearson, New York Times Book Review
 
“William C. Carter is Proust’s definitive biographer.”—Harold Bloom 
 
Named a Notable Book of 2000 by the New York Times Book Review


About the Author

William C. Carter, professor emeritus of French at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is the author of Proust in Love and a new, fully annotated edition of Proust’s classic Swann’s Way.


Praise For Marcel Proust: A Life, with a New Preface by the Author (Henry McBride Series in Modernism and Modernity)

“Carter’s greatest contribution to date . . . [a] towering biography of Proust, meticulously researched and accessibly written.”—Adam Watt, H-France Review

— Adam Watt