Famous Authors: Marcel Proust - A Concise Biography

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Documentary overview of the life, background and works of Marcel Proust (1871-1922). Proust was born in Paris to a wealthy family and he became part of French high society. His experiences in this environment were the basis for his series of novels, 'La Recherche du Temps Perdu', or 'Remembrance of Things Past'. While Proust's work was not greatly acknowledged at first, by the end of his life he had achieved considerable success for his insightful writings on the human condition.