Proust Questionnaire

The Proust Questionnaire is a questionnaire about one's personality. Its name and modern popularity as a form of interview is owed to the responses given by the French writer Marcel Proust.At the end of the nineteenth century, when Proust was still in his teens, he answered a questionnaire in an English-language confession album belonging to his friend Antoinette, daughter of future French President Félix Faure, entitled "An Album to Record Thoughts, Feelings, etc." At that time, it was popular among English families to answer such a list of questions that revealed the tastes and aspirations of the taker.Proust answered always with enthusiasm.
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  • It’s hard out there for a hipster sex mag

    … danah boyd, transgender activist Janet Mock, actor Udo Kier. “Adult of the Week” features a “grown-up we trust,” who answers 21 questions about themselves, in the style of the Proust Questionnaire. Whether Adult will last is anyone’s guess, including Prickett’s. “At this point, do I think I could do a third issue? No, it was absolute hell.” Viva…

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