The Guermantes Way

The Guermantes Way

Book - 2004
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The third volume of one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century

Mark Treharne's acclaimed new translation of The Guermantes Way will introduce a new generation of American readers to the literary richness of Marcel Proust. The third volume in Penguin Classics' superb new edition of In Search of Lost Time-- the first completely new translation of Proust's masterpiece since the 1920s--brings us a more comic and lucid prose than English readers have previously been able to enjoy.

After the relative intimacy of the first two volumes of In Search of Lost Time , The Guermantes Way opens up a vast, dazzling landscape of fashionable Parisian life in the late nineteenth century, as the narrator enters the brilliant, shallow world of the literary and aristocratic salons. Both a salute to and a devastating satire of a time, place, and culture, The Guermantes Way defines the great tradition of novels that follow the initiation of a young man into the ways of the world.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2004.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780143039228
0143039229
9780670033171
0670033170
Branch Call Number: FICTION Proust Marcel
Characteristics: xvii, 619 p. ;,24 cm.
Alternative Title: Côté de Guermantes

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