Definition of Proust, Marcel in English:

Proust, Marcel

proper noun

  • (1871–1922), French novelist, essayist, and critic. He devoted much of his life to writing his novel À la recherche du temps perdu (published in seven sections between 1913 and 1927). Its central theme is the recovery of the lost past and the releasing of its creative energies through the stimulation of unconscious memory.

Pronunciation

Proust, Marcel

/pruːst/