This chapter examines Marcel Proust's treatment of hospitality in his novel, À la recherche du temps perdu. In this novel, the narrator considers hospitality as a kind of betrayal. The novel also demonstrates hospitality undermined by inadvertent insult and exploitative seduction to wilful, ruthless, malicious revenge.
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