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Lemoine Affair (The Art of the Novella)

by Marcel Proust

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Melville House Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12338979M
    ISBN 101933633417
    ISBN 109781933633411
    OCLC/WorldCa154704821

    Summary: The Lemoine Affair was inspired by the real-life French scandal involving Henri Lemoine, who claimed he could manufacture diamonds from coal and convinced numerous people--including officers of the De Beers diamond mine company and Proust himself--to invest in the scheme. The Lemoine Affair was inspired by the real-life French scandal involving Henri Lemoine, who claimed he could manufacture diamonds from coal and convinced numerous people—including officers of the De Beers diamond mine company and Proust himself—to invest in the scheme. In a series of pastiches—imitations written in the style of other Brand: Melville House.

      The Lemoine Affair was inspired by the real-life French scandal involving Henri Lemoine, who claimed he could manufacture diamonds from coal and convinced numerous people—including officers of the De Beers diamond mine company and Proust himself—to invest in the scheme. In a series of pastiches—imitations written in the style of other Brand: Melville House. The Lemoine Affair is not really a novella at all, but a series of pastiches written for Le Figaro newspaper, and then collected in the book Pastiches et Mélanges. The pastiches are nine in number, with the targeted authors running from the internationally renowned and read (Flaubert, Balzac) to the merely renowned (the Goncourt brothers.

    The Lemoine Affair by Marcel Proust, Charlotte Mandell (Translator) starting at $ The Lemoine Affair has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.   Posts about The Lemoine Affair written by Jim Everett. Proust Reader. Archive for the ‘The Lemoine Affair’ Category a being who lives entirely in the enthusiam, in the pious adoration, of certain landscapes, certain books, a person for examle who is completely enamored of the novels of Léon Daudet. And after a long silence, in the glow.


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The Lemoine Affair was inspired by the real-life French scandal involving Henri Lemoine, who claimed he could manufacture diamonds from coal and convinced numerous people—including officers of the De Beers diamond mine company and Proust himself—to invest in the scheme.

In a series of pastiches—imitations written in the style of other writers—Proust tells the story of the Pages: The Lemoine Affair reminds us how funny Proust can be. Although In Search of Lost Time is punctuated with droll observations, they are often overlooked in favor of the novel’s weightier preoccupations.

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It is an exercise in style and wit and a precursor to his great works. Aside from captivating our readers this year, this book's virtue is.

Written over a period of four years () before Proust began to conceive and draft what would become his monumental A la recherche du temps perdu, The Lemoine Affair is a series of pastiches written in the styles of a variety of authors ranging from Balzac to 3/5(3).

--Books of the YearBook Culture Praise for "The Lemoine Affair" "This is the first-ever translation of this early small work of Marcel Proust. It is an exercise in style and wit and a precursor to his great works.

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The Lemoine Affair () About book: A curious book for sure. I keep vascilating between 3 and 4 (as if it matters, of course!), as it is a weird book in the way that Proust, a legend, imitates other high literary priests of his age, which, i mean, i have not seen done anywhere before.

i realize i'm taking a mixtape approach to describe these books tonight, but it's almost like a rapper. Editions for The Lemoine Affair: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ).

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