Category Archives: Proust

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Proust, Jews, and Jewish Inverts

Noomi Rapace as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. The other night, Karen and I curled up on the couch and screened The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, a Swedish film based on the best selling novel. A Hollywood version is in development and I have no doubt that the American movie will far surpass […]

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Friday Footwear

Reading Marcel Proust’s seven volume novel, In Search of Lost Time, 3,000 pages, and 1.5 million words, is a bit like jumping into an ocean—with no swimming skills. Nothing prepares the reader for the forbidding scale, the mind-bending syntax, the wide cast of characters, and the hypnotic sentences that curl back upon themselves with digressions […]

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