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Philosophy As Fiction: Self, Deception, and Knowledge in Proust

Joshua Landy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195169393
eISBN:
9780199787845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169393.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book outlines and elucidates the philosophy of Marcel Proust, arguing that it is coherent, compelling, and original. At the same time, it explains why Proust chose to embed this philosophy ... More


Introduction: Nietzsche And Proust? Nietzsche And Proust?

DUNCAN LARGE

in Nietzsche and Proust: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242276
eISBN:
9780191714368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242276.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book presents a comparative study of German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche and French writer Marcel Proust in order to demonstrate the often striking affinities between two individuals who were ... More


Marcel Proust and René Blum: An Uncommon Friendship

Judith Chazin-Bennahum

in René Blum and the Ballets Russes: In Search of a Lost Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399332
eISBN:
9780199897025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399332.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

Letters from Marcel Proust tell the extraordinary story of their friendship as well as Proust’s profound appreciation for the fact that René arranged for the publication of Swann’s Way by the ... More


Social ContextsObservation and Invention

Leo Bersani

in Marcel Proust: The Fictions of Life and of Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931514
eISBN:
9780199345755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931514.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a close study of the Proustian social world in an attempt to illustrate the degree of separation in the novel between the narrator and external reality, and the role of the ... More


Conclusion: Beginnings and Endings: Proust’s Temporality and the Everyday

Liesl Olson

in Modernism and the Ordinary

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368123
eISBN:
9780199867639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368123.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This concluding chapter explores how the temporality of the everyday functions with and against narrative form. It turns to Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time as a case in point and also explores ... More


Marcel’s Vocation

Leo Bersani

in Marcel Proust: The Fictions of Life and of Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931514
eISBN:
9780199345755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931514.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Marcel's views about art and artists, and the importance he gives to involuntary memories. It considers Proust's notions on literary style, in particular those of Balzac and ... More


The Solipsist

Marta Figlerowicz

in Flat Protagonists: A Theory of Novel Character

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190496760
eISBN:
9780190496784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496760.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter four examines Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time (1913–1927) in the context of the modernist novel’s preoccupation with representing consciousness. Proust’s aesthetic philosophy explores ... More


Conclusion

DUNCAN LARGE

in Nietzsche and Proust: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242276
eISBN:
9780191714368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242276.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book has argued that Marcel Proust's philosophy of perspectivism finds its most appropriate expression in fiction. It is no surprise that Friedrich Nietzsche's philosophy should have been, and ... More


In Search of Lost Allusion – Marcel Proust

Katy Masuga

in Henry Miller and How He Got That Way

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641185
eISBN:
9780748651986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641185.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Marcel Proust's influence on Miller's work, showing that despite the number of differences between Proust and Miller, Proust is deeply embedded in Miller's style. This is ... More


The Rhythm of Thought: Art, Literature, and Music after Merleau-Ponty

Jessica Wiskus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226030920
eISBN:
9780226031088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031088.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Between present and past, visible and invisible, and sensation and idea, there is resonance—so philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty argued and so this book explores. Holding the poetry of Stéphane ... More


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