Preface; Chronology; Introduction; 1. Du Cote de chez Swann [The Way by Swann's]; 2. A l'Ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs [In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower]; 3. Le Cote de Guermantes [The Guermantes Way]; 4. Sodome et Gomorrhe [Sodom and Gomorrah]; 5. La Prisonniere and Albertine disparue [The Prisoner and The Fugitive]; 6. Le Temps retrouve [Finding Time Again]; Notes; Works cited; Index.
A detailed analysis of Proust's masterpiece, aimed at students coming to the work for the first time.
David Ellison is Distinguished Professor in the Humanities at the University of Miami, Florida.
'This elegant and luminously written Reader's Guide makes an excellent addition to already existing critical introductions ... A must for students of the Recherche, it also offers stimulating new insights even for the well-versed Proustian.' Modern Language Review