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This yearlong guided reading seminar provides a framework within which to approach Proust’s masterpiece and savor its infinite and subtle pleasures, whether for the first time or the fifth.

The first and last sessions are devoted to background, context and overview, while each of the remaining meetings focuses on one of the major divisions of the novel. The class uses the Modern Library edition.

Meets Sun, Sep 25, Oct 30, Nov 20, Dec 11, Feb 26, Mar 19, Apr 23 & May 14.


Brief Bio

Noam Scheindlin is Associate Professor of English at CUNY. He is contributor to the Proust Project and poetry editor for the interdisciplinary journal Warscapes. He is “first rate and heroic,” writes a 92Y student. “He is a gifted teacher, able to explain complex ideas with extraordinary intelligence, enthusiasm and humor.”

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