Tag: French Literature
In Search of Lost Time, Vol. IV: Sodom and Gomorrah (1921/1922) by Marcel Proust & the Common Oblivion
In Search of Lost Time, Vol. III: The Guermantes Way (1920/1921) by Marcel Proust & Oriane’s Enchanted World of Names
“And my eyes resting upon her fair hair, her blue eyes, the lines of her neck… I cried out with myself as I admired this deliberately unfinished sketch: ‘How lovely she is! What true nobility! It is indeed a proud Guermantes.’”
In Search of Lost Time, Vol. II: Within a Budding Grove (1919) by Marcel Proust & the Fairy Wood of Love
In Search of Lost Time, Vol. I: Swann’s Way (1913) by Marcel Proust & the Pathways of Perception
The Dark Forest: Remembrance of Earth’s Past #2 (2008/2015) by Cixin Liu & The Future of Humanity
“Suppose a vast number of civilizations are distributed throughout the universe, on the order of the number of detectable stars. Lots and lots of them. Those civilizations make up the body of a cosmic society. Cosmic sociology is the study of the nature of this super-society” (p 12).