Friday Apr 30, 2021

Episode 3: Combray

Combray looms large in the Proustian imagination. In Episode 3 of Proustian Paths, our gentle walk through Marcel Proust's classic novel In Search of Lost Time finally brings us to this town.

Your audio tour guide James Holden will help you navigate the section of text describing this place, and will show you all the best literary-critical views. Let's discover the town, its inhabitants, and its place in the Narrator's memories.

This episode will provide you with:

* a 'map' of the section dealing with the town of Combray.

* a discussion of the passage's important ideas or 'landmarks'.

* an opportunity to take in the literary-critical view.

So put on your literary walking boots once more, read along with the show if you want, and join us as we continue our literary journey. The perfect introduction to Marcel Proust's work for new readers and a way for dedicated Proustians to get a new view on the book they love - A la recherche du temps perdu.

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