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Corr-Proust: A New Digital Edition of Marcel Proust’s Correspondence

An evening dedicated to Proust’s letters and the presentation of the new open-access digital edition of his correspondence, recently made available online thanks to the commitment of the University of Illinois in partenership with the Grenoble Alpes University and the Institute for Modern Texts and Manuscripts.

François Proulx received his PhD from Harvard and is currently Assistant Professor of French at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He co-edited the volume Proust and the Arts (Cambridge University Press, 2015). As a member of the Proust Team at the Institute for Texts and Manuscripts (CNRS, Paris), he is a regular contributor to the journal Bulletin d’informations proustiennes. His new book, Victims of the Book: Reading and Masculinity in Fin-de-Siècle France, is forthcoming from University of Toronto Press.

Caroline Szylowicz is Kolb-Proust Librarian and Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, where she oversees the Marcel Proust collection in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the digitization of Philip Kolb’s research notes in the Kolb-Proust Archive for Research. She has published several articles on Proust’s drawings, his correspondence, as well as an inventory of the Illinois Proust collection. She is a member of the Proust Team at the Institut des Textes et Manuscrits Modernes (CNRS, Paris) and the Caxton Club (Chicago, Il).

Françoise Leriche is Professor and member of the Litt&Arts research group at the Université Grenoble Alpes. She is the scientific director of the Corr-Proust project and the editor of the anthology Lettres (2004). A longtime member of the Proust Team at the Institute for Texts and Manuscripts (CNRS, Paris), she co-edited a digital edition of Proust’s Agenda 1906 (2015). Her publications include Genèse et correspondances (co-edited with Alain Pagès, 2012) and numerous works on Proust