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Madame Bovary: A Story of Provincial Life


Book Description
For daring to peer into the heart of an adulteress and enumerate its contents with profound dispassion, the author of Madame Bovary was tried for "offenses against morality and religion." What shocks us today about Flaubert's devastatingly realized tale of a young woman destroyed by the reckless pursuit of her romantic dreams is its pure artistry: the poise of its narrative structure, the opulence... More
Book Information
PublisherFranklin Library
BindingLeather Bound (102 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages306
ISBN-10B0006DYK5C
Publication Date/1979
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About Gustave Flaubert (Author) : Gustave Flaubert is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Gustave Flaubert include Trois Contes, A Simple Soul.
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About Francis Steegmuller (Translator) : Francis Steegmuller is a published translator. Published credits of Francis Steegmuller include Madame Bovary: Patterns of Provincial Life (Everyman's Library).
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