Creative Writings

 

1 Percy, conte de fées Manuscript dating from c.1892. From Écrits de jeunesse, Institut Marcel Proust International, 1991.

1 Portrait de Mme *** Published in Le Banquet, November 1892. From Essais et Articles, Gallimard 1971.

1 'Croix de Berny' Abandoned epistolary novel, 1893. From Écrits de jeunesse, Institut Marcel Proust International, 1991.

1 Sur la psyché du comte An impenetrably florid piece sent in a letter to Montesquiou. From Correspondance I, Plon 1970.

Autrefois tristes d'être si peu de temps belles Prose poem dedicated to Mme and Suzette Lemaire., c.1895.

1 Allégorie A piece not published in Les Plaisirs et les Jours. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Tuileries, Pensées, L'Amité, Portraits Piece from the period of Les Plaisirs et les Jours. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Conversation Piece from the period of Les Plaisirs et les Jours. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Preface to L'Indifferent By Philip Kolb, NRF, Gallimard 1978.

1 L'Indifferent A short story pre-dating Les Plaisirs et les Jours, first published in La Vie Contemporaine March 1896. Rediscovered by Philip Kolb after being forgotten for 80 years and published by NRF, Gallimard 1978.

1 Souvenir d'un capitaine Manuscript of uncertain date, based on reminiscences of Proust's military service. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Voici la semaine... A manuscript of unknown date, not published in Proust's lifetime. From Essais et Articles, Gallimard 1971.

1 Lettres de Perse et d'ailleurs This was a collaboration between Proust and Robert de Flers on an epistolary romance published in La Presse September to October 1899. From Essais et Articles, Gallimard 1971.

1 Dialogue Possibly a continuation of Lettres de Perse, written 1899/1900 but not published in Proust's lifetime. Also titled Vacances. From Essais et Articles, Gallimard 1971.

1 Somnolence An unused sketch about sleeping on a train journey. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

 


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