In These Inspiring Essays About Why We Read, Proust Explores All The Pleasures And Trials That We Take From Books, As Well As Explaining The Beauty Of Ruskin And His Work, And The Joys Of Losing Yourself In Literature As A Child Throughout History, Some Books Have Changed The World They Have Transformed The Way We See Ourselves And Each Other They Have Inspired Debate, Dissent, War And Revolution They Have Enlightened, Outraged, Provoked And Comforted They Have Enriched Lives And Destroyed Them Now Penguin Brings You The Works Of The Great Thinkers, Pioneers, Radicals And Visionaries Whose Ideas Shook Civilization And Helped Make Us Who We Are.Marcel Proust Was Born In Auteuil In 1871 His Father, An Eminent Professor Of Medicine, Was Roman Catholic And His Mother Was Jewish, Factors That Were To Play An Important Role In His Life And Work He Was A Brilliant, Very Literary Schoolboy, And Later A Half Hearted Student Of Law And Political Science In His Twenties He Became An Assiduous Society Figure, Frequenting The Most Fashionable Paris Salons Of The Day During This Period He Published A Volume Of Sketches And Stories, Les Plaisirs Et Le Jours, And Between 1895 And 1900 Wrote A Novel, Jean Santeuil, Which Was In Many Ways A First Draft For His Masterpiece La Recherche Du Temps Perdu.After 1899 His Chronic Asthma, The Death Of His Parents And His Growing Impatience With Society Caused Him To Lead An Increasingly Retired Life In The Early 1900s He Produced Celebrated Literary Pastiches And Translations Of Ruskin, The Bible Of Amiens And Sesame And Lilies And It Was During This Period That He Wrote Contre Sainte Beuve, Although It Was Not Published Until 1954 From 1907, He Rarely Emerged From A Sound Proofed Room In His Apartment On The Boulevard Hausmann In Paris, In Order To Insulate Himself Against The Distractions Of City Life As Well As The Effect Of The Trees And Flowers Which He Loved But Which Brought On His Attacks Of Asthma He Slept By Day And Worked By Night, Writing Letters And Devoting Himself To The Completion Of La Recherche Du Temps Perdu He Died In 1922 Before The Publication Of The Last Three Books Of His Great Work With La Recherche Du Temps Perdu Proust Attempted The Perfect Rendering Of Life In Art, Of The Past Recreated Through Memory It Is Both A Portrait Of The Artist And A Discovery Of The Aesthetic By Which The Portrait Is Painted, And It Was To Have An Immense Influence On The Literature Of The Twentieth Century.
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- 05 December 2017 Marcel Proust