Epstein on Proust

April 1998  Monsieur Proust's masterwork by Joseph EpsteinReflections on Proust occasioned by the publication ofThe Year of Reading Proust: A Memoir in Real Time by Phyllis Rose& How Proust Can Change Your Life: Not a Novel by Alain de BottonWhat do we come away with when we read not merely a masterpiece but a masterwork …

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The Book of Common Prayer: a review

Book of Common Prayer: The Texts of 1549, 1559 and 1662 edited by Brian Cummings Oxford, 830 pp, £16.99, September 2011, ISBN 978 0 19 920717 6The publication of this definitive edition of the Book of Common Prayer heralds a significant anniversary. It is 350 years since the original version of the book was authorised …

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