Proust and the Visual

Editor(s): Nathalie Aubert

Language: English

Genre(s): Literary Criticism

Series: Studies in Visual Culture

  • January 2013 · 288pages · 216x138mm

  • ·Hardback - 9780708325483
  • · eBook - epub - 9781783163144
  • · eBook - mobi - 9781783162536
  • · eBook - pdf - 9780708325490

About The Book

This collection of essays is aiming at capturing the rich and complex category of the ‘visual’ both in Proust’s novel itself (in its philosophical and stylistic implications) and beyond it, in other visual practices (cinema, painting, dance) inspired by the novel.


Introduction 1 ‘The secret blackness of milk’ Proust, Merleau-Ponty, literature. Nathalie Aubert ‘Un assemblage composite’: perception and grafting in Du cote de chez Swann Adam Watt Proust and the Analysis of Gesture Patrick Ffrench Disentangling Modernism: A Common Drive Towards Aesthetics Hughes Azerad Proust and Handwriting Akane Kawakami Images come alive (or how to make images with words) Karen Haddad Proust’s Picture Plane Thomas Baldwin The Art Market in Proust A comparative study of the treatment of Rembrandt and the salon painter Gleyre in Proust Sarah Tribout-Joseph ‘Avid Eyes and Ears: Photographic Practice, Perception, and Memory in A la recherche du temps perdu’ Aine Larkin ‘Mais dans les beaux livres, tous les contresens qu’on fait sont beaux’: Marcel Proust, Raoul Ruiz, Volker Schlondorff et Harold Pinter Vincent Ferre In praise of iconoclasm. Reflections on the improbable ‘illustration’ of La Recherche Florence Godeau Intermedial Proust: Harold Pinter and Di Trevis’s Stage Adaptation of A la recherche du temps perdu Marion Schmid

About the Editor(s)

Nathalie Aubert

Nathalie Aubert is Professor of French Literature at Oxford Brookes University.

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