Age of Suspicion

The Age of Suspicion: Essays on the Novel by Nathalie Sarraute. 1990 George Braziller paperback edition (c/r 1956), 147 pages. Here French novelist and De Beauvoir's frenemy Sarraute takes on Proust, Kafka, Woolf, and others "in order to trace the evolution of the novel, and envision its future."

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"But for most people, the works of Joyce and Proust already rise up in the distance like witnesses of a past epoch, and the day will soon come when no one will visit these historical monuments otherwise than with a guide, along with groups of school children, in respectful silence and somewhat dreary admiration."

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