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Jean Santeuil

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This novel was pieced together from its parts written by Proust at different times in various places, using whatever paper came to hand, such as a school notebook, somebody's sketchpad. Proust commented that it was not so much created as harvested. It is referred to as a precursor to Proust's most significant work, À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time) both thematically and in its plot, although it is more plainly autobiographical than Proust's later works. Jean Santeuil tells the story of a young man who loves literature and poetry. The novel chronicles his childhood and his entry into the broader world. This includes his movement into high society within late nineteenth century Paris and his adventures in other places, such as Illiers and Brittany.

The soft cover book is used but in good condition. In French.

Item details

Author(s):
Santeuil, Jean
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
2070761851
ISBN-13:
9782070761852
Number of pages:
924
Publisher:
Quarto Gallemard
Title:
Jean Santeuil

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This novel was pieced together from its parts written by Proust at different times in various places, using whatever paper came to hand, such as a school notebook, somebody's sketchpad. Proust commented that it was not so much created as harvested. It is referred to as a precursor to Proust's most significant work, À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time) both thematically and in its plot, although it is more plainly autobiographical than Proust's later works. Jean Santeuil tells the story of a young man who loves literature and poetry. The novel chronicles his childhood and his entry into the broader world. This includes his movement into high society within late nineteenth century Paris and his adventures in other places, such as Illiers and Brittany.

The soft cover book is used but in good condition. In French.

Author(s):
Santeuil, Jean
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
2070761851
ISBN-13:
9782070761852
Number of pages:
924
Publisher:
Quarto Gallemard
Title:
Jean Santeuil

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