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See all Proust's characters A-Z here: (http://www.tempsperdu.com/achar.html) via Mark Calkins.

For a long dead white guy Marcel Proust seems to have uncanny ability to make me empathise with his characters

Character Tree via André Vincens

Character Tree via André Vincens

Jean Lorrain, as caricatured by Sem (Georges Goursat, 1863–1934)

Jean Lorrain, as caricatured by Sem (Georges Goursat,

Mme. Verdurin:  Possible models-Madame de Saint-Marceaux , born Jordan (1850-1930), wife of sculptor René de Saint-Marceaux (1845-1915), grandmother of the sculptor Jean-Claude de Saint-Marceaux . Pauline Ménard-Dorian (1870-1941) Madame Arman de Caillavet (1844-1910), by George Painter Madeleine Lemaire (1845-1928), according to Jean-Yves Tadic and André Germain. (French Wiki) Resemblance: Portraits of Characters from Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time | David Wesley Richardson

Resemblance: Portraits of Characters from Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time - David Wesley Richardson

A list of models for Proust characters.“The Amazing Jupiter: Comte Henri Greffulhe." One of the models for the Duc de Guermantes.     Portrait Archaeology: The Week Of Proust!

A list of models for Proust characters.“The Amazing Jupiter: Comte Henri Greffulhe." One of the models for the Duc de Guermantes. Portrait Archaeology: The Week Of Proust!

Family Tree (http://www.hicsum-hicmaneo.com/article-marcel-proust-il-a-disparu-il-y-a-90-ans-genealogie-112604587.html)

Il a disparu il y a 90 ans - Hic sum, hic maneo

A Grand Taxonomy of Shakespearean Insults.

Insult your enemies with class. A Grand Taxonomy of Shakespearean Insults - Art Poster by Charley Chartwell on The Bazaar

An imaginative journey.  An excellent debut novel, leaving me waiting for her next book.

The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern

Great movie news for THE NIGHT CIRCUS by Erin Morgenstern. Summit Taps 'Jane Eyre' Screenwriter to Adapt 'Night Circus' for Big Screen; Moira Buffini will pen the big-screen adaptation of the Erin Morgenstern novel.

The Guermantes Family Tree: Patrick Alexander's Who's Who in Proust. From his book "Proust Guide." (http://proustguide.com/index.htm) or (http://proustguide.com/ProustSITE/AboutProust.htm)

The Guermantes Family Tree: Patrick Alexander's Who's Who in Proust.

fliegende Bücher // flying books

it's raining books! it's raining books! 31794 Newer Older Foire aux livres, Romainmôtier Second-hand book fair. Archway between abbey courtyard and main street.

Lettre de Proust à G eneviève Straus. La vertigineuse abondance de la correspondance de Marcel Proust ne peut rationnellement s'expliquer que par l'exagération appuyée des constantes assertions de l'écrivain sur son état de santé. En effet, si on croit...

Lettre de Proust à G eneviève Straus. La vertigineuse abondance de la correspondance de Marcel Proust ne peut rationnellement s'expliquer que par l'exagération appuyée des constantes assertions de l'écrivain sur son état de santé. En effet, si on croit...

A reader picks up this memoir only to realize the author is the half sister she's never met. Though their father is never named or physically described, it is in how the author details how others see him that the woman recognizes it is the same man. Great piece for  teaching methods of characterization. Also, in the interview, the author talks about how writing is about shared human experience. FromNpr.

The 'Wild' Story Of Cheryl Strayed And Her Long-Lost Half-Sister

Wild : from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail / Cheryl Strayed.A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.