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Proustfest: Jews, Inverts, & Snobs

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Presented by Providence Athenaeum at Providence Athenaeum, Providence RI

Nov 18 2016
Proustfest: Jews, Inverts, & Snobs

Columbia Professor Elisabeth Ladenson on abject identites in Proust.

One of the stranger aspects of In Search of Lost Time is to be found in the relation between author and text in terms of a trio of abject identities. In the service of giving his vast novel “universal” appeal, Proust, a half-Jewish homosexual with a reputation as a snob, identifies his semi-autobiographical narrator as a gentile heterosexual who tells us that he’s anything but a snob. These three marginal identities are

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