Proust and the Visual

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-04-15
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
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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.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
'The secret blackness of milk' Proust, Merleau-Ponty, literature
'Un assemblage composite': perception and grafting in Du côté de chez Swann
Proust and the Analysis of Gesture
Disentangling Modernism: A Common Drive Towards Aesthetics
Proust and Handwriting
Images come alive (or how to make images with words)
Proust's Picture Plane
The Art Market in Proust A comparative study of the treatment of Rembrandt and the salon painter Gleyre in Proust
'Avid Eyes and Ears: Photographic Practice, Perception, and Memory in À la recherche du temps perdu'
'Mais dans les beaux livres, tous les contresens qu'on fait sont beaux': Marcel Proust, Raoul Ruiz, Volker Schlöndorff et Harold Pinter
In praise of iconoclasm. Reflections on the improbable 'illustration' of La Recherche
Intermedial Proust: Harold Pinter and Di Trevis's Stage Adaptation of À la recherche du temps perdu
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