The lilac in literature | Curio

The lilac in literature

9 mins | May 7, 2020

The flower is a motif found in writers, from Eliot to Proust to Turgenev. Lilacs have begun to flower well before their season and it's got Robin Lane Fox, gardening columnist of the Financial Times, thinking about its' presence in TS Eliot, Marcel Proust and Ivan Turgenev's literature. In this reflective piece, he explores.

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From Financial Times