Chatto and Windus or Penguin Books, in the United States successively with Atlantic Little Brown and Random House. I am surprised and grateful that my book has remained during three decades alive and well. The ultimate biography of Proust must await completion of the current publications of Proust's correspondence and manuscripts, and the long labours of a wiser and younger biographer than myself.
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Marcel Proust: A Biography, Vol. 1. George Duncan Painter. Marcel Proust: A Biography. The most famous biography in English (and one of the most influential biographies of the century) is George D. Painter's MARCEL PROUST: A BIOGRAPHY, originally published by Chatto & Windus (London) in two volumes, the first in 1959 and the second in 1964.
George Duncan Painter OBE (5 June 1914 – 8 December 2005), known as George D. Painter, was an English author most famous as a biographer of Marcel Proust. Painter was born in Birmingham, England. His father was a schoolmaster, and his mother was an artist. He studied classics at Trinity College, Cambridge, and later lectured in Latin at the University of Liverpool for one year.
It is one of the supreme achievements in modern fiction. Learn more about Proust’s life and work. Written By: George Duncan Painter. French literature: Proust and Claudel. Marcel Proust’s À la recherche du temps perdu (1913–27; Remembrance of Things Past) had no time for fres. ife and works.
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Marcel Proust: a biography. Marcel Proust, a biography.
George Duncan Painter, biographer and incunabulist: born Birmingham 5 June 1914; Assistant Lecturer in Latin, Liverpool University 1937; staff, Department of Printed Books, British Museum 1938-74, Assistant Keeper of 15th-century Printed Books 1954-74; FRSL 1965; OBE 1974; married 1942 Joan Britton (two daughters); died Hove, East Sussex 8 December 2005. Marcel Proust, the subtle and detached observer of the human mind and heart against a French landscape, and William Caxton, the genial merchant with literary tastes who brought printing to England - two very different subjects, one might have. Marcel Proust: a biography came out slowly, the first volume in 1959, the second in 1965, when the whole work won the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize.