Proust: Jew, Jewish-hater or both?
The great French writer's vacillating attitude toward his Jewish origins is reflected in the character of his protagonist.
This was the year of Marcel Proust in the literary world. The centenary of the publication of the first part of “In Search of Lost Time” (formerly translated as “Remembrance of Things Past”) was marked by a plethora of articles, conferences, exhibitions and public readings of the highly influential work. So enshrined is Proust’s status today that it’s hard to...
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