This chapter seeks to revive the Narrator's memory of his grandmother. It shows how Albertine begins to inspire the Narrator to seek happiness once again. The chapter also discusses the Narrator's encounter with Cottard in the little casino filled with girls, and with Mme de Cambremer, who arrived with her daughter-in-law, Mme de Cambremer-Legrandin. It then shifts to recount the quarrel between the Narrator and Albertine involving Saint-Loup. The chapter mentions the Narrator's jealous suspicions to two “coursières,” — Marie Gineste and Céleste Albaret. It investigates why Mme Verdurin has had quite enough of the Dreyfus Affair: Dreyfusism was triumphant politically but not socially.
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