What did Marcel Proust believe in?
Proust was raised in his father’s Catholic faith. He was baptized (on 5 August 1871, at the church of Saint-Louis d’Antin) and later confirmed as a Catholic, but he never formally practised that faith. He later became an atheist and was something of a mystic.
Why is Proust worth reading?
Marcel Proust’s Biographer Makes the Case. In Search of Lost Time, like many great literary works, is a quest whose structure resembles that of a symphony. The novel’s major themes—love, art, time, and memory—are carefully and brilliantly orchestrated throughout the book.
What kind of writer is Proust?
Proust grew up to become a world famous novelist, essayist and critic. He is best known for his epic work, À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time).