|Proust In Search of...Vol. I Swann's Way COURSE FULL||Kentish Town||Eight weeks||26.4.18--21.6.18||12-2 PM|
In Search of Lost Time Vol.1 The Way by Swann’s
Afternoon study starts April 26th 2018
Meeting dates: April 26th, May 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th; June 7th, 14th & 21st
**THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL– PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING ADDED TO THE WAITING LIST**
For later volumes, we will use the Moncrieff/Kilmartin/Enright translations — the Vintage editions.
To register & for opening notes, please use the Paypal button below to pay the course fee of £165 for the eight week study. This includes weekly notes and resources as well as reading support.
Every reader finds himself. The writer’s work is merely a kind of optical instrument that makes it possible for the reader to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself. -Marcel Proust
After completing incredibly satisfying studies of Ulysses and Magic Mountain, it is time to turn to the next big mountain of Modernism, Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time. We will spend eight weeks reading the first volume of the work– from there, as long as there are enough game participants, we will continue through the entire series. This will be the third troop I have led through this massive work– even though this means 2.5 years of reading together, most have stayed the course and have found the work immensely satisfying. I would say simply that my time in Proust has changed the way I understand my relationship to the world of art & experience. For further reflection, I offer you this keen reader’s reasons to study Proust:
September 28, 2009 by pubperspectives By Dennis Abrams
You know you’ve been meaning to. You’re pretty sure that you’ve got a dusty copy of Swann’s Way sitting around somewhere. You’ve probably even read the book’s famous opening line, “For a long time I would go to bed early,” and thought to yourself, well, not now, maybe some other time.
That time has finally come. Next Monday, Publishing Perspectives is launching The Cork-Lined Room, a blog devoted to the reading, discussion and study of Proust’s masterpiece of 20th century literature, In Search of Lost Time.
Join us, (there is safety in numbers) and see what you’ve been missing all these years.
Should you need further encouragement, here are ten reasons why you should join in and make Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time your next big literary project.