Sunday, January 24

In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower - Marcel Proust (1919)


The shadow of young girls in flower – at Cricquebœuf
Wikipedia - "... Volume Two: In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower. The Narrator's parents are inviting M. de Norpois, a diplomat colleague of the Narrator's father, to dinner. With Norpois's intervention, the Narrator is finally allowed to go see Berma perform in a play, but is disappointed by her acting. Afterwards, at dinner, he watches Norpois, who is extremely diplomatic and correct at all times, expound on society and art. The Narrator gives him a draft of his writing, but Norpois gently indicates it is not good. ... Two years later, the Narrator, his grandmother, and Françoise set out for the seaside town of Balbec. ..."
W - Volume Two: In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower.
In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower: The two-minute 'Shadow'
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