Thank you, Mr. Hedges, for including and/or pairing great works of literature like In Search of Lost Time and Moby Dick with your critique of the moral, social, political and economic currents that structure our current paradigm. I'd love it if you'd at some point consider unpacking Thomas Mann's Buddenbrooks in the light of capitalism and "market values."

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I guess I shouldn't have expected a talk on Proust to be as articulate and insightful as the author himself. I feel about this the way the professor feels about reading third-party scholarship on Proust. But it was an opportunity to recall how much I enjoyed "Swann's Way."

I would have liked some practical discussion about the different translations that are now available. No doubt Gorky would have benefited from a good Russian translation in order to have come to a more favorable opinion. I feel that lack is probably what came between Shakespeare and Tolstoy.

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'Memory of Things Past' is the name as I remember it : I read it in English 30 or so years ago. Such vivid dreamlike prose.

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Also think about A Dance to the Music of Time by Anthony Powell. 12 volumes.

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Thanks – and more: Matt Orfalea’s CENSORED / DELETED videos on YouTube

Democrats' "Stolen" Election Claims | FLASHBACK -- September 29, 2022


"Rigged" Election Claims | Trump 2020 vs Clinton 2016 -- September 29, 2022


PS: Inescapable conclusion – 2020 election was indeed stolen – by Russia-gating FBI. As a direct result of that immense hoax we have US War party’s “unprovoked” tragedy in Ukraine.

Stand with Russia – it fights for all of us.

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