Banville is the heir to Proust, via Nabokov, and not because there is a lot of sex in Ancient Light.
As well as claiming co-authorship with Proust of Remembrance of Time Past.
One of those writers, Charles Maurras, had corresponded with Proust in the 1890s, until the Affair severed their relations.
Proust was the model reader, and In Search of Lost Time is the model literature to read.
Proust is a world, and to return to him after an interval away is to discover and rediscover very different things each time.
According to Proust hordeine is a yellowish powder, not unlike fine saw-dust.
Next we may mention two cases reported by Dr. Proust and M. Boeteau.
Proust has lately announced the discovery of a native sulphuret of manganese.
The peculiar associated impulses are specially clear in the cases of Proust and Mesnet.
Other chemists suppose that the hordeine of Proust is merely a mixture of the bran of the barley with starch and gluten.