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And all that Jean was feeling seemed without effort to chime with the surrounding oneness, and he was conscious of the perfect joy which is the gift of harmony. Whilst danteuil holiday in Etreuilles cf. Gently Mad An Unreliable Reader. Filed under Proust, Marcel.
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Lists with This Book. Well, in Jean Santeuil there is a similar episode, not quite as histrionic, but great nonetheless. Great commentary on this book Jonathan.
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In just such a way did Jean now brandish it, but even before his eyes had sent their message to his brain, he was aware of an indefinable fragrance in the velvet, a fragrance that had greeted him when, at ten years old, he had run to kiss his mother—in those days still young, still brilliant and still happy—when she was all dressed up and ready to go out, and flung his arms about her waist, the velvet crushed within his hand, the braid tickling his cheeks, while his lips, pressed to her forehead, breathed in the glittering sense of all the happiness she seemed to hold in keeping for him.
Constance rated it really liked it Sep 15, This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Tabula Rasa let the poets cry themselves to sleep. Follow Intermittencies of the Mind on WordPress. In Separation section I reading poetry inspired in Jean words to express thoughts of his own that until then he himself had barely understood.
Something to chew on at least. After the last world war, the unsuspected manuscript was found in Proust’s famous cork-lined room. To ask other readers questions about Jean Santeuilplease sign up.
However, his position there was also one of an outsider, due to his Jewishness and homosexuality. Published May 30th by Penguin Books Ltd first published Fred rated it it was amazing Sep 03, The history of this novel is in itself fasinating.
There was a problem adding your email address. The complexity of the later book, the long sentence, worked out with intricate perfection, the elaborate metaphors sanetuil philosophical passages are missing-as well as his explicit philosophy of time and space.
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Quotes from Jean Santeuil. I would likely start with something other then this work. Email required Address never made public. Imagine this review, which is words, written as a single sentence. He was also plagued santeeuil severe asthma, which had troubled him intermittently since childhood, and a terror of his own death, especially in case it should come before his novel had been completed.