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Remembrance: Marcel Proust - Part 3

Remembrance: Marcel Proust

Moments from
“Remembrance of Things Past”

Part 3

“We don’t receive wisdom;
we must discover it for ourselves
after a journey
that no one can take for us… 76 more words

Marcel Proust

Remembrance: Marcel Proust - Part 2

Remembrance: Marcel Proust

Moments from
“Remembrance of Things Past”

Part 2

“Every reader, as he reads,
is actually the reader of himself.
The writer’s work is only a kind… 43 more words

Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust - Remembrance of Things Past,1913-27 The Captive 1923

The circumstances of his death were as follows. A fairly mild attack of uraemia had led to his being ordered to rest. But, an art critic having written somewhere that in Vermeer’s `View of Delft’ (lent by the Gallery at The Hague for an exhibition of Dutch painting), a picture which he adored and imagined that he knew by heart, a little patch of yellow wall (which he could not remember) was so well painted that it was, if one looked at it by itself, like some priceless specimen of Chinese art, of a beauty that was sufficient in itself, Bergotte ate a few potatoes, left the house, and went to the exhibition. 653 more words

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Remembrance: Marcel Proust - Part 1

Remembrance: Marcel Proust

Moments from
“Remembrance of Things Past”

Part 1

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy;
they are the charming gardeners… 76 more words



this is my review of the Proust book, “Remembrance Of Things Past”



Food for Thought-A Remembrance of Things Proust

The harsh,
merciless vision,
Of Proust’s catgut dreams,
Tell me a story,
I do not want to hear,
Of jealous memories,
And common love,
Excluded by time, 12 more words

Food For Thought

Remembrance of things past

Remembrance of things past

Nothing can ever last

You held me tight

Throughout the night

Then we awoke

Into the morning light

Dreams are all we had… 86 more words