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Madame Bovary
Madame Bovary
Flaubert, Gustave2013
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Gustave Flaubert is arguably one of the greatest novelists of all time. His first novel, Madame Bovary, was published in 1856 and is considered a literary masterpiece by critics and scholars. His skillful wordsmithing combined with the scandal surrounding the novel launched it into notoriety. The story focuses on a doctor’s wife, Emma, a tragic heroine who attempts to escape her boring provincial life by having multiple affairs and living beyond her means. Madame Bovary is a terrific example of Gustave Flaubert’s determination and his execution of capturing the details of modern realism.
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Madame Bovary / Gustave Flaubert
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Imprint:
[Place of publication not identified] : Thunder Bay Press, 2013
Collation:
1 online resource (1 text file)
Series:
Word Cloud Classics
Audience:
Reading grade level: 6-8
Biography/History:
Gustave Flaubert (1821–1880) was a French writer who is counted among the greatest Western novelists. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary and for his scrupulous devotion to his art and style. Eleanor Marx-Aveling (1855 – 1898), the youngest daughter of revolutionary Karl Marx, was born in London in 1855. Throughout her life, she worked as a social activist and literary translator. She died in 1898 and is buried with her family in London's Highgate Cemetery.
ISBN:
9781607108597
Language:
English
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