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Proust Seminar, Club Events, Proust - In Search of Lost Time
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 5:30pm
with Dr. Mark Calkins

Since 2001, Mechanics' Institute has hosted The Proust Seminar, which reads Proust’s 7-volume In Search of Lost Time every three years, meeting the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. The seminar is led by Dr. Mark Calkins, Lecturer at San Francisco State University.

Proust Seminar
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Proust Seminar - SOLD OUT!

with Dr. Mark Calkins

Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time (also known in English as Remembrance of Things Past) is a monumental, seven-volume novel that Edmund White calls, "the most respected novel of the twentieth century." Whether you've been too intimidated to begin the novel, already wrestled with Proust's dense prose, or know the joys of savoring his work, you'll find something of value in reading it with an expert guide.