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  1. says:

    Longtemps I asked myself if, instead of reading Marcel Proust on my Kindle, I shouldn t have bought physical books to read in my bed to perhaps be an inch closer to his conditions while he was writing his masterpiece, as having a cork lined bedroom proved to be impossible this year Each time I started and finished a volume, I would again ask myself if I should get a paperback edition instead However, as I had already all seven volumes digitally, and I knew such a big commitment of reading weekly sections for the entire year would eventually clash with other obligations, I never got to switch and kept on reading on my Kindle for it was easier and convenient than carrying tree books from one place to another and it also allowed me to read in the dark.While I was reading tonight just moments ago, actually and I looked down at my Kindle screen something that I do constantly and also happens to be a reason for this desire to stop reading digitally, as I feel it rushes my reading when I know that I m near the end of a chapter or to finishing the book, and I keep calculating if the estimation is right or if it ll take me or less time instead , I noticed the Time remaining information telling me that Time Regained would be over in 28 minutes.Like quick flashes of lightning, memories of all the previous six moments of when I was this close to finishing each volume along with the place I was reading them, the season of the year, the weather, my mood jumped in front of me perhaps it would be accurate to say out of me , initially blurring my vision, and then completely blinding me, as if they were trying to stop me, because finishing this last volume would also end my first read of la recherche du temps perdu, in which they were included and, because of that, still alive, but fearing their afterlife was bound to be over in mere 28 minutes Wouldn t you do all that you could to stop Time or just to extend it a bit somehow if you knew you d be gone in a matter of minutes As quickly as these memories surrounded me it s amazing how many things can happen so fast in a second inside of our heads I figured that they weren t trying to stop me from finishing the seventh volume, they were actually standing over my shoulder to watch the birth of their little sibling, the new special moment I would hold dear forever in myself, to welcome it and, of course, to watch over me as I finished reading the novel that would be forever considered my favorite and the best thing I have ever read in my life Had I switched to physical books, these sensations wouldn t have been triggered this way, or perhaps different ones would have appeared Who knows I m just glad it all happened the way it did I know this isn t a proper review as it only accounts for my reading experience instead of actually addressing the book I made the conscious decision of not reviewing any of the volumes as I felt unprepared for I believe I still have so much to extract from these beloved pages and I want to wait until I do at least one read how could I stop now Even so, I decided to acknowledge what just happened, for I think this was an experience that I couldn t let go without writing at least a few as silly as they might be words, specially after taking such a fondness for involuntary memories because of Proust.Do yourself a favor pick up Swann s Way and meet him, in case you haven t yet.You re most welcome.


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    This is not a review of this book This is a testimony of having reached the end of marcel Proust s La Recherche du temps perdu, as scheduled in The Year of Reading Proust 2013 I started on January 1st and finished it on December 29th.I have actually read the 53 weekly reading divisions at least two times So, I have read the full novel twice I also listened, while reading, to the 111 CDs of the Th l me audio edition.If the novel was written in bed with the light from one single side lamp, I have read it in bed with one single side lamp The novel was written during the night I have read it mostly in the early mornings and weekend afternoons I can read other books no matter where, but Proust s work I could only read it in a very secluded environment, with recogimiento or retrospection Apart from Proust s writing, may be it was also the audio edition, with all the pristine diction and melodic intonation of the six readers actors that required this kind of cloistered setting.The experience has felt like the preparation for a long distance run The hardest part is not the run itself, nor the training runs, for running in the park with a cool air and a warm and loose body is a great pleasure The tough thing is the discipline and the commitment to ranking this project atop any other priorities outside from my inescapable obligations That means other pleasurable and important tasks are just abandoned It happened similarly with this reading The pleasure of Proust s prose read and spoken seemed worth all sacrifice, but I have often been late for work, have missed films, exhibitions, have eschewed going to the gym too many times, and sat less at my piano.I am very grateful for this project because I doubt I would have finished Proust s work had it not been for the weekly discussions And I certainly would not have absorbed so much out of my reading Apart from the reading and listening, I have contributed with 2,906 comments to the Group Those entailed sitting at the computer after having marked my books Certainly, many were for social bonding a full year of sharing comments with the fid les does create convivial community But most of these comments were quotes or illustrations that explored the rich fountain of cultural pictorial, musical, political, social references I spent a fair amount of time searching the internet.In my initial enthusiasm I accumulated close to ten books of secondary reading I will start tackling these in the medium term, but now I suspect that several of them will seem boring to me They will contain little that was not already present in Proust s work and which we have been discovering in the Group as we read along Others will certainly add a deeper understanding with which I hope to reach a closer knowledge of this magnificent work I am very much looking forward to these.If I avoided secondary readings I read however other Proustian books These were neither explanatory nor analytical, but either memoirs, or other novels by other writers which shed some light on the Recherche the most significant is George s Sand s Fran ois Le Champi, since it is a key in Proust s work Of the art books the best was a selection of Ruskin s Stones of Venice Ruskin s Venice The Stones Revisited.My two vacations were also Proustian One was entirely so, for other members of the Group offered me to join them in their Proustian pilgrimage we went to Paris, Illiers Combray, Cabourg and the Many villes along the Norman coast thank you to Karen and Fionnuala for the invitation The second trip had the Biennale as its main motif but it also had a strong Proustian side Venice was one of the mythical places for Proust and it was also the home of the Spanish designer Fortuny y Madrazo, whose dresses are another key in La recherche We visited the Palazzo Fortuny.Now, I can relax and open up a bit my reading choices, although I shall remain a Proustian and will continue to explore Proust s world I am certainly feeling the blues now.I am therefore thanking Proustitute for creating the Group and my fellow fid les for their company in the read BookPortrait, CeCe, Elizabeth, Fionnuala, Jocelyne, Karen, Marcelita, Marcus, Martin, Patricia, Phillida, Reem.But my deepest Merci and my red rose goes to Marcel Proust.


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    take that, proust i have finished you summer of proust is OVER if i were to make a collage of the final volume of proust, i would use the following images this one started off with some really tantalizing situations and then quickly backed off into philosophical abstractions dammit, proust, when you have gay bondage, stay with gay bondage and war these are exciting themes don t drift off into thinky time the frustration i have with this one is the frustration i have with philosophy in general the confidence to take abstractions and generalize them into absolutes it just seems arrogant to me don t tell me how to love, how to read, how to write don t say we do this, because i think sometimes, prousty, it is just you although i am with you on this one it hurt me to think that i was obliged to look for them within myself, since Time which changes human beings does not alter the image which we have preserved of them indeed nothing is painful than this contrast between the mutability of people and the fixity of memory, when it is borne in upon us that what has preserved so much freshness in our memory can no longer possess any trace of that quality in life, that we cannot now, outside ourselves, approach and behold again what inside our mind seems so beautiful, what excites in us a desire a desire apparently so individual to see it again, except be seeking it in a person of the same age, by seeking it, that is to say, in a different person he loses me halfway through, because of course, he is using this as a justification for continuing to seek out a little amorous dalliance with young girls in bloom , admitting i should always enjoy being invited to meet young girls, poor girls if possible, to whom i could give pleasure by quite small gifts, without expecting anything of them in return except that they should serve to renew within me the dreams and the sadnesses of my youth, and perhaps, one improbable day, a single chaste kiss aren t the po po already watching him because of all his dandling in the last book find appropriate love objects, please so this book is very much preoccupied with age with the drying of the blooms and the withering of the formerly beautiful this is my favorite passage there were women too whose graves were waiting open to receive them half paralysed, they could not quite disentangle their dress from the tombstone in which it had got stuck, so that they were unable to stand up straight but remained bent towards the ground, with their head lowered, in a curve which seemed an apt symbol of their own position on the trajectory from life to death, with the final vertical plunge not far away nothing now could check the momentum of this parabola upon which they were launched they trembled all over if they attempted to straighten themselves, and their fingers let fall whatever they tried to grasp no wonder he wants the young uns to gather at his feetbut again i love his views on friendship our friends being friends only in the light of an agreeable folly which travels with us through life and to which we readily accommodate ourselves, but which at the bottom of our hearts we know to be no reasonable than the delusion of the man who talks to the furniture because he believes that it is alive proust dick in so many ways.and those are all the quotes you are getting go have your own summer of proust when the other translations make their way over the ocean to my country, i am sure i will read these again, because reading the introduction, i find it hard to regard any translation as definitive proust s method of writing, with pasted on flaps and tangents and overwriting and marginal scribbling and putting the same paragraph into many different chapters he sounds like a mess, and anyone taking on the task of translation has my sympathy and admiration now for some crappy books oh, yeah, my ranking 1 the captive2 the guermantes way3 within a budding grove4 swann s way5 sodom and gomorrah6 time regained7 the fugitivecome to my blog


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    Somehow, someway, Proust sticks the landing This is the strongest part of the entire novel even surpassing the wonderful SWANN IN LOVE , unifyiing both plot and thematics in an absolutely magical way If you re considering starting Proust and find yourself lost in the weeds, know that all will become clear in the end There is some amusing and shocking content in this book, which I ll avoid spoiling at all costs, but three instances stand out The famous last party, where a justifiably legendary sea change occurs the very end of the plot s time line, when the narrator somehow unites seemingly every disparate thread of this winding novel in the body of a surprising new character and most of all, pages 281 332 of this volume, the moment when the narrator awakens to the possibility of writing a novel This sequence should serve as a call to action to all aspiring writers, and will galvanize anyone whose ambitions might be going through a rough patch I ll teach it in all future writing classes.I began this project hoping to reassess what I thought of as canon in college Then, the puzzle and brilliance of ULYSSES most spoke to me But no class can encapsulate the experience of living with Marcel that I ve enjoyed over the last half year It was the slowest going I ve ever had in reading, but my goodness, if you ve ever thought about changing this book from an ambition to an accomplishment, you have to go for it It is, I think, the most rewarding literary experience that I ve had.


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    You made it After 2000 some odd pages, you made it to the end of La Recherche Your reward is a breath taking description of Paris under falling bombs during WW I, one of the most incredible passages that Proust ever wrote, La Bal des Masques The Masked Ball , and an end to the most incredible literary voyage ever attempted by an author He, like Mozart and Bach, literally died with the pen in his hand finishing his blessed cahiers notebooks in a race against death It is a perfect ending to one of the greatest stories ever put on paper and a worthy finish Don t forget to read Jean Yves Tadie s incredible biography of Proust available in both French and English , George Painter s biography in two volumes also translated in French and English and enjoy the world of Marcel even .


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    My clearest memory of reading Swann s Way consists of pouring over one of the large illustrations, softly colored and darkly lit and so much interesting than the Biomaterials lecture I was sitting in, an aisle edged seat that necessitated swift cover ups from the professor s gaze as well as ensured a swift getaway at the ring of the bell Now, I am at the close of eleven months on, than three hundred miles away from the beginning and likely to never join in on such a high and mighty science lecture ever again Older, and wiser, I would hope, but as the latter lacks as much concreteness that stuffs the former to a painfully nostalgic brim, I will leave it to others to determine that particular note.I had been wondering whether I would need two reviews, one for the parcel and one for the whole, but this is Proust Forty two hundred pages and counting, an author that died before the work had ripened into a fully snipped and spliced together piece, and still it all comes together The color, the music, the people, the literature, the feverish thralls of machinated society culminating at long last in war, Paris own Pompeii And Time Always Time.I will still put something down for the megalodon of the complete edition, but later, I think I think, in that I will leave it to Time to determine whether it is truly necessary or right to an attempt an encompassing of my first experience in Searching for Lost Time, a Time spent alongside my own Time so full of turmoil, temperament, and translation French and I did not part on the best of terms after so many years of it being just another grindstone for my unwilling youth, but I still remember And after this work, I begin to wonder, if it would not perhaps be worth it For Le deuxi me sexe, for Les Mis rables, for this That question I will leave to Time as well, for unlike the narrator finally embarking on his composition at the end of so many pages, that I have in plenty.I didn t used to think so Decide your career at 17, obtain a career at 21, work at said career for the rest of your life It wasn t so long ago that books seemed the only future left to my own true volition, and I still find myself speeding ahead into the void if I m not too careful The thing about writing is the cultivation of it a reading here, a friendship there, a life that does not require a filled r sum to be worthy of script The path I am walking now is slower, but surer, and the beauty found in its natural growth of passionate productivity is all its own I am not so set in the concept of interchangeability of people and places as Proust, but I do see the wisdom in living for the sake of living, letting the gardens grow without worrying too much about the resulting opus.If you wish to write read, watch, listen, think, live A piece here, a piece there, when the spirit takes you Look for beauty, look for hypocrisy, look for the intersection of details in reality, memory, and iridescent mist that lies between Mind your illusions, but also love them, for as long as you are able Find your niche, pursue your instincts, and no one will be able to say that your Time has been wasted Every so often, cast your line back, far back into that cloaking brilliance and those soft edged shadows, and wonder Fragments of existence withdrawn from Time these then were perhaps what the being three times, four times brought back to life within me had just now tasted, but the contemplation, though it was of eternity, had been fugitive And yet I was vaguely aware that the pleasure which this contemplation had, at rare intervals, given me in my life, was the only genuine and fruitful pleasure that I had known. I do not agree with everything Proust has said, but what I do is of immense value and phenomenal insight I do not view my loves the way Proust did, but much of it I recognize in parts of pain and parcels of profundity, and will color my effects forever on Ever so often I snorted and sneered at his pompous pratfalls, and times than I can count was I lost in a rapture of sight, of sound, of trains of lines of letters flitting this way and that over coursing streams of thought and form and sometimes, sometimes, the very soul of a name, a place, a pleasure I have spent a longer length of effort in his pages than I have with any other author, a plunge that was in no way previously prepared for to any practical extent Fifteen hundred and fifty six people there are now in 2013 The Year of Reading Proust group, and the percent I ve interacted with is a mere smidgen of a handful of a precious few I am a poor player in the daily discussion realm, but I do hope that my small contribution of reviews have helped.Thank you, Proustitute, for your leadership as both coordinator and titular figurehead of the most witty sort Thank you Kalliope, Aloha, Kris, for your efforts within the group as well as without Thank you one and all for every like, every comment, every spur onward towards this final conclusion, the culminating finality of the first journey through word, through page, through volume, through Proust Much has changed since that first library check out of that first ponderous edition, and much remains the same The entirety of all that is what this reading experience has given me, that which will play out for the rest of my days as both influence and insight and whatever saying that one has read the entirety of ISoLT is worth in the world these days Not much to most, quite a bit to those who count, and most importantly, however I see fit to me And I see fit to value it very, very much.I know that I am far too quick in my finishing for most, so for those in the midst, those in the beginning, those on the cusp of finishing, those who have finished within the last month or so and still bear the flitting of certain pages on the borders of that electric spitfire of the brain, those who made their last way long ago enough to be thinking on another journey Those who are halted partway, those who view with trepidation, those who have yet to come Good luck, good reading, good living Come for the reputation, come for the incentive, come for the love of others past, present, future Proust is not perfect, but by god he is something special Sweet Sunday afternoons, beneath the chestnut tree in our Combray garden, from which I was careful to eliminate every commonplace incident of my actual life, replacing them by a career of strange adventures and ambitions in a land watered by living streams, you still recall those adventures and ambitions to my mind when I think of you, and you embody and preserve them by virtue of having little by little drawn round and enclosed them which I went on with my book and the heat of the day declined in the gradual crystallization, slowly altering in form and dappled with a pattern of chestnut leaves, of your silent, sonorous, fragrant, limpid hours Swann s Way Adieu, Marcel Proust, adieu Till we meet again.


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    The moment I dreaded so much has finally arrived this morning, many after having first laid eyes on Swann s side, I finished reading the seventh volume of Marcel Proust s incredible masterpiece Terminus, everyone goes down, the trip is over, we have found the lost time.Thus, the time found is the volume that ends the series of research In a Paris overthrown by the First World War, the author reviews all the characters we met throughout our reading Some, like the charming Marquis de Saint Loup, are dead others are always the same others have changed a lot, or maybe the world has changed Oriane, the beautiful Duchess of Guermantes, because of what she began to associate with artists, became a kind of new marquise of Villeparisis, and the new generations do not know that she was for a long time the woman the most sought after capital Madame Verdurin that unbearable old shrew as I have often been surprised to call her succeeded in marrying the Prince de Guermantes what seems to be a stroke has reduced the terrible baron Charlus to a near childish state In a word, war and time have swept the great salons of Paris.Now, when I give you my opinion on this volume and on Research generally, I feel that no eulogy is enough I am still young and, after reading such a work, I am afraid to be bored in my next reading, even from the greatest authors, as my father, who did the experiment before me, predicted it to me.In addition to the extreme beauty of the phrases, by which one is easily rocked, never during my readings, yet already many, I had met characters with psychology as well developed We are very far from the stereotyped characters that we meet too often in novels Everyone here has its qualities, its defects and all evolve over the years.This wonderful getaway in the salons of the late nineteenth century often made me regret not being born 150 years earlier How I would have liked to know this world Dear Mr Proust, I have only one word to say to you Thank you


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    I did it.May 2014 October 2017


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    Wow, Proust kills it with this last book in his masterpiece In Search of Lost Time He pulls it all together I loved Proust s reflections on literary and artistic creation, reality, memory, pain, death and time and how in Time Regained he draws all his themes together I m almost sad my stroll with Proust is over There are few books I ve ever wanted to start reading again immediately after finishing Today as I was setting down Time Regained , I almost reached for Swann s Way I feel like there was so much I missed, whole parts and pages I just didn t get in the beginning gems that dropped between the pages of my cognition At the same time, I think THAT VERY loss regret is the essence and core of Proust the recognition that in the end, his novel is just us writing ourselves My same need or desire to go back and read In Search of Lost Time again is similar to my desire to go back into my own past and re experience my youth with the knowledge I have now It is a futile, but a very human desire It is an impulse created by recognizing the expanse and limitations of time and memory The genius of Proust is his ability to transport the reader to that point where we recognize the art within our own lives at the intersection of our memory and immediate experiences.


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    As of 20 50 on July Seventh, Two Thousand and Ten, I m still slightly reeling from finishing this book, roughly twenty two hours ago Like ninety nine point some high number percent of my reading experiences I read this in less than optimum conditions by plowing through the last hundred pages or so at a un Proustian pace There are parts of the text I m sure I missed, little subtleties I could have enjoyed and blah blah blah, but I think the overload was also Proustian, especially in light of what the last hundred, or so, pages are like Jasmine asked if I really thought this was five star book I don t know Probably not Time Regained wasn t the strongest of the novels, but like red headed step child of Recherche, The Captive, what this novel lacks in straight forward appeal it makes up for in being essential to the over all structure of Recherche as the novel, and each book being just part of the whole Some of the other volumes are probably examples of where the parts are greater than the whole, or whatever I don t know if it is a five star book Maybe it is to you, and maybe it is not Probably depending on what you find appealing in Recherche will depend on what you think of this book do I hear a big uh huh from anyone I ll warn you though, if you really only get giggles over the wit of the characters, this book probably isn t going to be the one that makes you feel all tingling inside On a similar note, before reading this, about a two weeks ago, a co worker, Dana, asked me to tell her if she would enjoy this book I must state a strong, NO No No, Dana, you will not like this book The fascisticly titled book 50 Gay and Lesbian Books Everybody Must Read I think this is the book, if it s not it is another book that uses must read in the title, or maybe it was have to read, but it is a very bossy order says that Time Regained is perfect for gays who want to enjoy the gayest of Proust, and they will then know if they like Proust and if they want to they can go read the rest of the books One, this novel is maybe the most explicitly gay, but if you are looking for something explicit and gay you ll probably do better to google gay french erotica whipping You ll be satisfied Time Regained should not be read by anyone who hasn t read the books coming before it Except for a scene where someone gets erotically whipped, pretty much everything that happens is tied with previous events You will be bored to tears without having read the other books Seriously The editor of this book if it is in fact this book, I will check tomorrow for sure is an idiot Hi, Harold Bloom and should be tied to a bed with heavy chains and get whipped and sodomized for making such a stupid demand on people to read something they will be in no position to enjoy Proust has a bad enough rep without this kind of nonsense.Now for some notes 1 I mentioned wit above For the record I m sick of cleverness I m as guilty as the next person for using cheap tricks but it gets so boring after a while Yeah, it might actually take a lot of work to pull off something clever, but it s so fucking meaningless except for a chuckle or two I m sure I ll do something clever soon and I ll be a hypocrite But cheap gimmicks are bullshit and if I have learned nothing else from Proust it s that all the wit and cleverness in the world is a farce, a waste of time, a spectacle 2pretentiousness is next door to stupidity. nicely put Proust 3 How about a line of Proust to deal with Republicans The smug satisfaction that an imbecile takes in the justice of his cause and the certainty of victory are peculiarly irritating 4real books must be the products, not of broad daylight and small talk but of darkness and silence.


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