Archive for the ‘Marcel Proust’ Category

We love only what we do not wholly possess

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

I must choose to cease from suffering or cease from loving. For, just as in the beginning it is formed by desire, so afterwards love is kept in existence only by a painful anxiety. I felt part of Albertine’s life eluded me. Love, in…

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Through art alone are we able to emerge from ourselves, to know what another person sees

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Style for the writer, no less than colour for the painter, is a question not of technique but of vision: it is the revelation, which by direct and conscious methods would be impossible, of the qualitative difference, the uniqueness of…

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