In The Weather in Proust (2011), Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick notes that a dynamic peculiar to specific passages in Proust—a dynamic she calls “a kind of stink bomb of banality”—is “especially prominent in the less-read middle volumes of” A la recherche (22). While I’m some months away from the middle volumes, I’ve had reason to flip …

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I miss so much of it already. I love teaching at URI, and there’s plenty of writing and revising I need to do this summer. I look forward to running through Newport again in the coming months and enjoying life with my life-partner and occasionally seeing my local friends and reading books and trying (always, but mostly failing) to …

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