Through the 'I's' of Lost Time: Proust's Performative Fugue of Temps Perdu

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dc.contributor.author Skilbeck, R
dc.contributor.editor McNeilly, J
dc.contributor.editor Grant, S
dc.contributor.editor Vains, C
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:12:06Z
dc.date.issued 2010-01
dc.identifier.citation Time.Trancendence.Performance, 2010, pp. 1 - 14
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16719
dc.description.abstract Proust's À la recherche du temps perdu is written as an extended narrative/speech-act of memory. The paper considers the fugue poetics of Proust's act of writing transcendence performatively realised through multiple voices of selves in Lost Time, as manifestations of the musical and psychological meanings of fugue. The almost interchangeable mechanisms of time and space suggested by Bergson's notions of time as Ie temps and la durée and his related notion of élan vital, are discussed in relation to the contrapuntal mechanisms - or textual counterpoint - of Proust's novel contrasted to Deleuze's reading of Proust's Lost Time as "not simply 'time past'; it is also time wasted, lost track of' (Deleuze 2000, 3). The paper concludes that temps perdu articulates the conceptual space of Proust's writing contained and inscribed within the narrative text which is accessed, or capable of being accessed and set into motion by, and through, the writer's and reader's attention.
dc.publisher Monash University
dc.title Through the 'I's' of Lost Time: Proust's Performative Fugue of Temps Perdu
dc.type Conference Proceeding
dc.parent Time.Trancendence.Performance
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 14 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.conference Time.Trancendence.Performance
dc.for 190399 Journalism and Professional Writing Not Elsewhere Classified
dc.personcode 996222
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Journalism and Professional Writing not elsewhere classified en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Time.Trancendence.Performance en_US
dc.date.activity 20091001 en_US
dc.date.activity 2009-10-01
dc.location.activity Monash University en_US
dc.location.activity ISI:000076888100001
dc.description.keywords Proust, Bergson, writing transcendence, Lost Time, fugue poetics, involuntary memory en_US
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
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utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
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