Monday, May 30, 2022

June 24, 2022—Swann's Way (Vol. 1 of In Search of Lost Time), by Marcel Proust

The next meeting of Great Books KC will be June 24, 2022.  
We will discuss Swann's Way, Vol. 1 of In Search of Lost Time, by Marcel Proust

Meeting Date & Time:
Date: June 24, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm

 Zoom On-Line Meeting:
 — an email with link to join will be sent prior to meeting.
 — the link is sent to a limited mailing list of frequent attenders.
 — request mailing list addition, sent to

Description of Book:
In Search of Lost Time, first translated into English as Remembrance of Things Past, is a novel in seven volumes by French author Marcel Proust. This early 20th-century work is his most prominent, known both for its length and its theme of involuntary memory. The most famous example of this is the "episode of the madeleine", which occurs early in the first volume, Swann's Way.

Message from R. Gina Renée
From: "R. Gina Renee" 
Subject: Great Books KC
I did a little research into Proust translations, this Paris Review article recommends the 2004 translation by Lydia Davis for those who don't like language updating and do like sticking closer to French:
Here is the Amazon softcover of the Davis translation:

1 comment:

Clif Hostetler said...

The following individuals attend the Zoom meeting of June 24, 2022:
Bernie Norcott-Mahany
Clif Hostetler
Chris Cambern
John Rasmus
Rex Nowland

Don Pepper

R. Gina Renee
Judy Covell
Craig Carter
Bill Randolph
Greg Brown
Tom Brown
Janelle Sjue