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A night at the Majestic : Proust and the great modernist dinner party of 1922 / Richard Davenport-Hines.

By: Davenport-Hines, R. P. T. (Richard Peter Treadwell), 1953-.
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2006Description: 358 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0571220088; 9780571220090 (pbk.).Subject(s): Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922 -- Friends and associates | Artists -- France -- Paris | Modernism (Aesthetics) -- France -- Paris | Paris (France) -- Intellectual life -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 700.922 Summary: A Night at the Majestic evokes the luxury and glamour of early twentieth-century Paris, the intellectual achievement of the modernist movement, and the gossip, intrigue and scandal of aristocratic France. above all, Richard Davenport-Hines's book is an enthralling portrait of Marcel Proust, of his bravery and devotion to his masterwork.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A Night at the Majestic evokes the luxury and glamour of early twentieth-century Paris, the intellectual achievement of the modernist movement, and the gossip, intrigue and scandal of aristocratic France. above all, Richard Davenport-Hines's book is an enthralling portrait of Marcel Proust, of his bravery and devotion to his masterwork.

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