Sunday, January 24, 2010

Time Regained

Here is a review of the Proust movie, Time Regained.   I actually saw this movie a few years ago in Harvard Square and thought that they did an excellent job considering how notoriously difficult filming Proust's work must be.

Read on.


Wednesday, January 13, 2010

The Cork-Lined Room

I really like The Cork-Lined Room.  The discussion of Proust is excellent with its use of quotes and detail and yet is something every reader can follow--in other words its not too "academic." 

Small confession:  I used to be in the academic camp and somehow migrated to genre fiction where I'm not really at home either.  A wanderer in the city of narrative.

The link to the post with wonderful reflections on Mme. Verdurin, Odette and Marcel is below:

What a cursor-full! 

I always like to see how an author handles flowers.  

Odette, the other one