At first blush it may seem that Marcel Proust and Annie Ernaux have little in common. The author a A la recherche du temps perdu depends extensively on metaphor and serpentine sentences which culminate in a three-thousand-page work while the more contemporary writer rejects prolixity and imagery and produces dramatically briefer texts. [excerpt]
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Viti, Elizabeth Richardson. "Annie Ernaux's Passion Simple And Se Perdre: Proust's 'Amour-Maladie' Revisited And Revised." Nottingham French Studies 43.3 (2004): 35-45.