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Auf der suche Nach Der Verloenen

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In Red binding and in ten volumes this is a German translation of In Search of Lost Time also translated as Remembrance of Things Past by Proust. It is translated by Eva Rechel - Mertns.

Remembrance of Things Past is considered to be Proust's most prominent work, known both for its length and its theme of involuntary memory, the most famous example being the "episode of the Madeleine" which occurs early in the first volume.

The novel began to take shape in 1909. Proust continued to work on it until his final illness in the autumn of 1922 forced him to break off. Proust established the structure early on, but even after volumes were initially finished he kept adding new material and edited one volume after another for publication. The last three of the seven volumes contain oversights and fragmentary or unpolished passages, as they existed only in draft form at the death of the author; the publication of these parts was overseen by his brother Robert.

The work was published in France between 1913 and 1927. Proust paid for the publication of the first volume (by the Grasset publishing house) after it had been turned down by leading editors who had been offered the manuscript in longhand. Many of its ideas, motifs and scenes are foreshadowed in Proust's unfinished novel, Jean Santeuil (1896–99).

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Author(s):
Proust, Marcel
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Suhrkamp, 1979

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In Red binding and in ten volumes this is a German translation of In Search of Lost Time also translated as Remembrance of Things Past by Proust. It is translated by Eva Rechel - Mertns.

Remembrance of Things Past is considered to be Proust's most prominent work, known both for its length and its theme of involuntary memory, the most famous example being the "episode of the Madeleine" which occurs early in the first volume.

The novel began to take shape in 1909. Proust continued to work on it until his final illness in the autumn of 1922 forced him to break off. Proust established the structure early on, but even after volumes were initially finished he kept adding new material and edited one volume after another for publication. The last three of the seven volumes contain oversights and fragmentary or unpolished passages, as they existed only in draft form at the death of the author; the publication of these parts was overseen by his brother Robert.

The work was published in France between 1913 and 1927. Proust paid for the publication of the first volume (by the Grasset publishing house) after it had been turned down by leading editors who had been offered the manuscript in longhand. Many of its ideas, motifs and scenes are foreshadowed in Proust's unfinished novel, Jean Santeuil (1896–99).

Author(s):
Proust, Marcel
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Suhrkamp, 1979

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