Quotes from Proust XXXX: Impressions “deepened, illumined, transformed into equivalents of understanding”

Was not the re-creation by the memory of impressions which had then to be deepened, illumined, transformed into equivalents of understanding, was not this process one of the conditions, almost the very essence of the work of art as I had just now in the library conceived it?

This notion of Time embodied, of years past but not separated from us, it was now my intention to emphasise as strongly as possible in my work.

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