IN THE REVIEW

Proust’s Way

Proust, the Later Years

by George D. Painter

Marcel Proust: The Fictions of Life and Art

by Leo Bersani
Through the spring and summer of 1965, the exhibit rooms of the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris displayed the literary and personal remains of Marcel Proust. The family collection provided the bulk of the photographs, copy books, letters, furniture, and gew-gaws, and above all manuscripts, folded and rolled and glued and …