France, 1871 - 1922
fin de siècle writer

Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust was a writer of novels and essays. His main work is À la recherche du temps perdu , which he wrote between 1909 and 1922. It was published posthumously, after its completion, by Proust’s brother in 1927. The novel comprises seven volumes and offers a unique insight into the life of the French elite of the fin de siècle after the Dreyfus affair. It is one of the monumental works of twentieth century literature.

Published in

Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 8