Drafts and Manuscripts

1 Les Plaisirs et les jours manuscript Manuscript fragments, c.1892. Jean Santeuil précédé de Les Plaisirs et les jours, Pléiade, 1971.

Les Plaisirs et les jours manuscript fragments Unidentified fragments. From Gallica.

1 A Sermon by Abbé Vignot Unpublished manuscript fragment, 1893. From Bulletin d'informations proustiennes no 34.

L'Étranger Alternative manuscript, 1892-1895. From auction catalogue. 

1 Reliques Alternative draft, 1893.  Jean Santeuil précédé de Les Plaisirs et les jours, Pléiade, 1971.

1 Mélancholique villégiature de Mme de Breyves manuscript Different draft version, from Jean Santeuil précédé de Les Plaisirs et les jours, Pléiade, 1971.

1 Mélancholique villégiature de Mme de Breyves manuscript Original version, from Jean Santeuil précédé de Les Plaisirs et les jours, Pléiade, 1971.

Jean Santeuil introduction Longer version than the published translation. From Jean Santeuil précédé de Les Plaisirs et les jours, Pléiade, 1971. 

Jean Santeuil Preface Manuscript fragments for the introductory preface. From Gallica. 

Après-midi de printemps en janvier Unused fragment from the manuscript of Jean Santeuil. Jean Santeuil précédé de Les Plaisirs et les jours, Pléiade, 1971.

Au Jardin d'Acclimatation Unused fragment from the manuscript of Jean Santeuil. Jean Santeuil précédé de Les Plaisirs et les jours, Pléiade, 1971.

Un Amateur de peinture - Monet, Sisley, Corot Unused fragment from the manuscript of Jean Santeuil. Jean Santeuil précédé de Les Plaisirs et les jours, Pléiade, 1971.

Les Monet du Marquis de Réveillon Unused fragment from the manuscript of Jean Santeuil. Jean Santeuil précédé de Les Plaisirs et les jours, Pléiade, 1971.

1 Résurrection d'un moment du passé par la mémoire involontaire Possibly the earliest account of involuntary memory from Jean Santeuil manuscript. Jean Santeuil précédé de Les Plaisirs et les jours, Pléiade, 1971.

1 L'Inconnu A peculiar passage from the unpublished manuscript of Jean Santeuil, c.1896. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Charles (Henri) de Réveillon From the manuscript of Jean Santeuil, 1896-1897. Episode about Jean's school days. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Lilas et aubépines From the manuscript of Jean Santeuil. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Soir d'hiver From the manuscript of Jean Santeuil. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 La Petite phrase From the manuscript of Jean Santeuil. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Une chambre d'hôtel From the manuscript of Jean Santeuil. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Un duel From the manuscript of Jean Santeuil. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 A Réveillon From the manuscript of Jean Santeuil. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Madame Jacques de Réveillon From the manuscript of Jean Santeuil. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Bertrand de Réveillon From the manuscript of Jean Santeuil. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Madame Martial From the manuscript of Jean Santeuil. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Jean Santeuil manuscript Unpublished manuscript passage about Mlle Kall. From auction catalogues.

1 Le roman et le temps Short essay about Proust's thoughts on Time and the novel. Bulletin de la Société des Amis de Marcel Proust, No 27, 1977.

1 La Bible d'Amiens manuscript fragments Comments about artistic truth and Ruskin. From Bulletin d'informations proustiennes #26, 1995.

1 Tolstoi contre Shakespeare Alternative manuscript addressing Tolstoy's criticisms of Shakespeare. From Essais et Articles, Gallimard 1971.

1 Journées de lecture manuscript Long manuscript passage cut from the article published in Le Figaro. From Essais et Articles, Gallimard 1971.

Contre Sainte-Beuve notes References and reading notes for Contre Sainte-Beuve c.1908. From Bulletin d'informations proustiennes #29, 2000

Contre Sainte-Beuve manuscript A precursor of the passage about the article in Le Figaro, 1908. 

Carnet 1 Earliest of the four notebooks, c.1908-1909, containing preparatory notes for A la Recherche. From Carnets, Gallimard 2002.

Carnet 2 Second of the four notebooks, c.1913-1915, containing preparatory notes for A la Recherche. From Carnets, Gallimard 2002.

Carnet 3 Third of the four notebooks, c.1913-1918, containing preparatory notes for A la Recherche. From Carnets, Gallimard 2002. 

Carnet 4 Fourth of the four notebooks, c.1914-1918, containing preparatory notes for A la Recherche. From Carnets, Gallimard 2002. 

1 Carnets Extracts from Proust's notebooks, c. 1908. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 1906 Diary Manuscript text from a diary used as a notebook. Unpublished. From Gallica.

1 One of the earliest versions of "Swann" Passage about the two ways and the effects of unconscious memory, c.1908-1909. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

Madame Swann Interesting unused passage about Swann's mother who is only mentioned briefly in passing in the novel. Dating from c. 1908.  

Zohar An unusual manuscript fragment from Cahier 5, c.1908-1909. From Gallicanew

1 Portrait of Françoise Early manuscript draft c.1908-1909. Revue d'Histoire Littéraire de la France, 1971.

1 Four Draft Manuscripts Early manuscript passages written c. 1909. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Les Mystères de la petite phrase de Vinteuil Unused passage from Un amour de Swann. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 La Vie mondaine Unused fragment from Un amour de Swann. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 La femme de chambre de la baronne de Picpus An early version of the episode about Mme Putbus's chambermaid in Sodome et Gomorrhe. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Soirée chez la Princesse de Guermantes Earliest version of Le Bal de Têtes episode from Le Temps retrouvé in manuscript Cahier 51, 1909. From Matinée chez la Princesse de Guermantes; Cahiers du Temps retrouvé, Gallimard 1982.

1 Dans une Baignoire au Théâtre Continuation of the earliest version of Le Temps retrouvé in manuscript Cahier 51, 1909. From Matinée chez la Princesse de Guermantes; Cahiers du Temps retrouvé, Gallimard 1982.

Le Marquis de Guercy Continuation of the earliest version of Le Temps retrouvé in manuscript Cahier 51, 1909. Contains the earliest version of the Charlus/Jupien episode. From Matinée chez la Princesse de Guermantes; Cahiers du Temps retrouvé, Gallimard 1982. 

L'Adoration perpétuelle A reconstructed text from cahier 58 of 1910. From Matinée chez la Princesse de Guermantes; Cahiers du Temps retrouvé, Gallimard 1982.

L'Adoration perpétuelle Continuation of reconstructed text from cahier 57 of 1911. From Matinée chez la Princesse de Guermantes; Cahiers du Temps retrouvé, Gallimard 1982. 1

Le Nom de Guermantes Manuscript fragment from 1910-1911 about the name Guermantes. From Matinée chez la Princesse de Guermantes; Cahiers du Temps retrouvé, Gallimard 1982. 

1 Genesis of the opening lines of À la recherche du temps perdu Sequence of several consecutive versions of the opening lines from Proust's manuscript Cahiers. Bulletin d'informations proustiennes #8, 1978.

1 Swann paperolle Extract from Du côté de chez Swann manuscript. From auction catalogue.

1 Swann proofs Extract from the uncorrected Du côté de chez Swann proofs April 1913. Conversation between Mama and Swann. new

1 M. Vington and Mlle Vington Extracts from the uncorrected Du côté de chez Swann proofs April 1913. At this point M. Vington was a naturalist before becoming Vinteuil the musician. new

1 Élie-Joseph Bois interview Manuscript notes about Swann, 1913. From Bulletin d'informations proustiennes #43, 2013

1 Introduction to Bricquebec Background notes to the following translation.

1 Bricquebec Translated from Bricquebec, Prototype d'À l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs, Richard Bales, Oxford University Press, 1989. These are the original corrected Grasset typescripts (composed 1911 - 1912) of the Narrator's first stay at Balbec, in this version still called Bricquebec/Cricquebec.

1 La Nouvelle Revue Française 1 June 1914. Extracts from an early version of À l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs, when volume II was still to be called Le Côté de Guermantes.

1 La Nouvelle Revue Française 1 July 1914. Extracts from an early version of Le Côté de Guermantes, when volume II was still to be called Le Côté de Guermantes.

1 Autour de Madame Swann Manuscript fragments. From Gallica, Fonds Marcel Proust.

1 À l'ombre des jeunes filles Grasset proof extracts. Bulletin d'informations proustiennes #38, 2008

1 À l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs manuscript Manuscript fragment from "Cahier violet" No 11, c.1918. From auction catalogue.

1 Le Côté de Guermantes manuscript fragment Found in an auction catalogue.

1 Extract from Carnet 2 Brief episode about a childhood photograph. From Carnets, Gallimard 2002.

1The Death of Swann An unused manuscript fragment from La Prisonière. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Note about Le Temps retrouvé Manuscript note for the last chapter. From Gallica, Fonds Marcel Proust.

1 Manuscript fragment An unused manuscript fragment from La Prisonière. From Bulletin d'informations proustiennes #38, 2008.

1 Manuscript fragment about Albertine. From Bulletin d'informations proustiennes #37, 2007.

1 Manuscript fragment of unknown date about the Iliad and the Æneid. From Gallica, Fonds Marcel Proust.

1 Manuscript fragment of unknown date (1900-1905?) about Henri de Régnier. From Bulletin d'informations proustiennes #18, 1987.

Cahier 60 Transcription of Cahier NAF 16700 containing various passages intended for Le Côté de Guermantes, Sodome et Gomorrhe, etc. From Gallica, Fonds Marcel Proust

1 Senancour, c'est moi Manuscript written c.1920 comparing himself to Senancour. From Essais et Articles, Gallimard 1971.

1 Notebook of a Bibliophile Citations in L'Eclair, 28 May 1922. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 A Few Thoughts Manuscript of unknown date. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

1 Notes on Love Manuscript of unknown date. Cahiers Marcel Proust 3, Textes retrouvés, Gallimard, 1971.

La préoccupation de certains artistes  Fragmentary manuscript of unknown date. NAF 16634. Interesting mention of Schumann and Proust's military service.  From Gallica, Fonds Marcel Proust.

 


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