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Final Proust-spam - delta_november

Jul. 19th, 2008

09:20 pm - Final Proust-spam

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"Certainly, it is more reasonable to devote one's life to women than to postage stamps or old snuff-boxes, even to pictures or statues.  But the example of other collections should be a warning to us to diversify, to have not one woman only but several."
-- Proust, Marcel, The Guermantes Way, p 364-365.

The word of Proust...


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Date:July 22nd, 2008 04:05 am (UTC)

...that is...a logic, I guess?
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Date:July 22nd, 2008 01:45 pm (UTC)
I'm having a "Little Miss Sunshine" flashback.

Here's the line from the movie, courtesy of IMDB:
Grandpa: Listen to me, I got no reason to lie to you, don't make the same mistakes I made when I was young. Fuck a lotta women kid, not just one woman, a lotta women.

And in that self-same movie, Frank is a Proust scholar. It's a general-enough concept that it's probably a coincidence, but I have to wonder...

Edited at 2008-07-22 01:55 pm (UTC)
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