Proust

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

European Studies

Course Number: 
309
Institution: 
Amherst College

(Offered as ENGL 309 and EUST 309.)  A critical reading in English translation of substantial portions of Marcel Proust’s great work of fiction and philosophy, A la Recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time).  An extended synopsis of the entire work will be provided.  Class discussion and exercises will concentrate on major passages of the work (amounting to roughly half of the whole).  Attention will be given to the tradition of critical commentary in English on Proust’s work and its place as a document of European modernism. Two class meetings per week.

Requisite:  Recommend prior study in nineteenth- or early twentieth-century English or French novel.  Not recommended for first-year students.  Spring semester.  Professor Cameron.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Crosslisted Section ID: 
ENGL-309-01,EUST-309-01
Schedule #: 
EUST-309-01-1213S

Course Sections

Proust
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

John Cameron

jacameron@amherst.edu

TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM

JOCH 202