On Reading

On Reading

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This is a classic account of the reader which explores the ethics of reading and the place of reading in our lives. Collected in this volume are rare Proustian reflections on this most cherished of activities, together with the work he arguably held dearest, and which was to influence his own philosophy profoundly.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 121.92 x 193.04 x 10.16mm | 68.04g
  • Hesperus Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1843916169
  • 9781843916161
  • 459,872

About Marcel Proust

Novelist Marcel Proust (1871-1922) was a prominent figure in the French salons of the late 19th century, and is best remembered for his huge four-volume masterpiece "In Search of Lost Time." Damion Searls won a 2007 NEA grant for his Rilke translations and a 2008 PEN Translation Fund award for his translations of the Dutch writer Nescio. Eric Karpeles is the author of "Paintings in Proust."show more

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