Definition of Proustian
- In spite of its Proustian sentences and its surrealist feints, Krasznahorkai's novel is in fact a rather elementary tale.
- —Robert Boyers
- … as she described the mid-20th-century Schenectady city-parks tennis scene in Proustian detail, the hours flew by like anvils.
- —Charles Leerhsen
- … there is something Proustian about the tea sandwich. For some people, it evokes warm memories of church socials, showers, Mom's bridge-club luncheons, and similar white-glove occasions.
- —Evelyn Battaglia
- … Terry had already started a fire using several cords of dried hickory, whose smell can induce Proustian reveries in southerners everywhere.
- —Pat Conroy