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Proust

(prūst),
T., 19th-century French physician. See: Proust space.

Proust

(prūst),
Louis J., French chemist, 1755-1826. See: Proust law.
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Therefore, memory and dream produce a sort of narrative stimuli, around which the Proustian text is ceaselessly woven.
On the other hand, Fernandez, who never showed any real interest in Latin America, became an important Proustian scholar and published two valuable books: Messages (1927), which was partially devoted to A la recherche du temps perdu, and Proust (1943).
A consideration of the intermittences of the heart, the negatively inflected involuntary memories of attachment felt after the grandmother's death, surely have a place in an account of Proustian chronolibido.
The young Samuel Beckett had this Schopenhauerian crux explicitly in mind when, in his early study of Proust, he argued that Proustian involuntary memory might overcome the abstractions of conceptual consciousness.
Larkin is fundamentally right to say that "the systematic use of photography to represent the voluntary and involuntary memory processes, and both the act of writing and the effect of a literary work, draws together elements of the Proustian narrative which would otherwise seem disparate" (91).
"The books are written with an utterly idiosyncratic combination of emotional precision, crystalline observation and black humor, as if one of Evelyn Waugh's wicked satires about British aristos had been mashed up with a searing memoir of abuse and addiction, and injected with Proustian meditations on the workings of memory and time.
Here's what I said in the Proustian questionnaire Vanity Fair conducts in each issue.
A well-known idea called the "Proustian phenomenon" proposes that distinctive smells have more power than any other sense to help us recall distant memories, the Telegraph reported.
The smell of chlorine makes me shudder to this day in a kind of reverse Proustian way.
"Still Walking--Familial Loss and Proustian Tempura." The New York Times, 26 Sept.
But far from being a chocoholic's dream posting, Ghana was a 'real-life lesson in economics' From spending her days talking to commodities dealers in London, Ryan was now meeting farmers and smallholders, cocoa dealers and all levels of politician; and the scent was no longer charmingly Proustian, but synonymous with corruption and despair, poverty and frustration.
It shored up the blank betting-shop afternoons in the days before the all-weather, the very name of the town evoking a frisson of Proustian nostalgia in those of a certain age.