Friday, May 18, 2007

Monty Python and Proust

It's Monty Python's All-England Summarize Proust Competition. The goal is to summarize À la recherche du temps perdu in fifteen seconds:

"Proust's novel ostensibly tells of the irrevocability of time lost, the forfeiture of innocence through experience, the reinstallment of extra-temporal values of time regained. Ultimately the novel is both optimistic and set within the context of a humane religious experience, restating as it does the concept of intemporality. in the first volume, Swann, the family friend --"


All-England Summarize Proust Competition (YouTube) (Slightly naughty language near the end)

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