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“Aurellyen Aurellyen (aka Jean-Christophe Antoine) prepares his projector at the city hall cafe
The presentation (on screen) of Aurellyen Aurellyen (at the city Jean-Christophe Antoine)
"A worldly wedding at the Belle Epoque"
started at 8:30 pm following a light meal; At 11.30 pm a waiter told us that the coffee house was going to close, the ground floor having been emptied for a long time due to the (almost) Siberian weather. The public, passionate, did not decide to leave the room of the 1st, preferring to risk the snow storm rather than to miss a very clever thought of Aurellyen, or an impertinent reaction of a spectator.
“In a word, a wonderful evening, presentation, on screen with many documents, of the marriage to the Madeleine of two members of the "world" of the Belle Epoque, in 1904, at the twilight of this way of life which was going to take a mortal blow with the war of 14.
“And had Proust worn that day a clear coat? a bowler hat? Did he still have a juvenile face and a poor mustache? had the cortege left the church in front or behind? Was there a tent set up for congratulations? Had the Gaul given more interesting details than Le Figaro in his relation to this worldly event? And what did a German newspaper say about Gothic writing? What about the New York Herald? And what about Father Mugnier? the dress of the mother of the bride? had the protocol followed the recommendations of manuals of good manners? flower girl outfits of tulle
”A striking and entertaining demonstration of an investigation of life around 1900, incidentally on the biography of Proust, a research methodology full of dusty cartons, temporary permits to consult documents at the BNF, the problem of newsprint eaten by moths or microfiches painfully deciphered, finally the instinct of the passionate researcher who is struggling with time, his transformation in the end sleuth that sniffs the pile of old paper finders.
“Finally a reflection on the method of research of historians, the problem of "fake news" the joy of the amateur researcher, the enthusiasm of proustien ....
“And I do not tell you everything.” LG
http://proustpourtous.over-blog.com/…/hier-soir-au-cafe-de-…Hier soir au café de la Mairie, une leçon magistrale et passionnante, une enquête qui va bien au-delà de son sujet (Proust ou pas Proust filmé?) - le blog proustpourtous Aurellyen Aurellyen (alias Jean-Christophe Antoine) prépare son projecteur au café de la mairie La présentation (sur écran) de Aurellyen Aurellyen (à la ville Jean-Christophe Antoine) "Un mariage mondain à la Belle Époque" a débuté à 20 h30 suivant un...proustpourtous.over-blog.com