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Proust Study Group

This group was created following the suggestion of members of the community. For over a year now, every Tuesday morning at 11 am, these avid readers have gathered to discuss and dissect the 7 volumes of Marcel Proust “In search of lost time”. The group gathered at FRIEDA over a cup of coffee and then was forced to move on zoom.
The group is currently reading Time Regained the last and final volume.

Frequency: Tuesdays
Time: 11:00 am
Duration: 90 minutes
Format: Zoom
Meeting ID: The Zoom meeting ID will be emailed to confirmed registrations
Group Size: 2-8
Fee: Free. The availability is on a first-come-first-served basis

Marcel Proust (1871­–1922) was born in Auteuil, France. In his twenties, following a year in the army, he became a conspicuous society figure, frequenting the most fashionable Paris salons of the day. After 1899, however, his chronic asthma, the death of his parents, and his growing disillusionment with humanity caused him to lead an increasingly retired life. From 1907 on, he rarely emerged from a cork-lined room in his apartment on boulevard Haussmann. There he insulated himself against the distractions of city life and the effects of trees and flowers—though he loved them, they brought on his attacks of asthma. He slept by day and worked by night, writing letters and devoting himself to the completion of In Search of Lost Time.

We would like to remind you the following zoom etiquette:

  • Please sign-in 2 to 3 minutes early. Late-shows are disruptive for the group and may not be able to join.
  • As a mutual courtesy, we do ask that all participants have their camera on. No one will be allowed without their camera on.
  • Be mindful of other participants.