Madame Bovary

The acclaimed translator behind the recent new edition of Marcel Proust's Swann's Way uses her skills to offer a new translation of Flaubert's classic tale, in which the title character turns to spending and a series of affairs to combat ...

Madame Bovary

Madame Bovary

The acclaimed translator behind the recent new edition of Marcel Proust's Swann's Way uses her skills to offer a new translation of Flaubert's classic tale, in which the title character turns to spending and a series of affairs to combat the boredom of married life and, heartbroken and crippled by debts, takes drastic action that results in tragedy.

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Madame Bovary
Language: en
Pages: 342
Authors: Gustave Flaubert, Lydia Davis
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Viking Adult

The acclaimed translator behind the recent new edition of Marcel Proust's Swann's Way uses her skills to offer a new translation of Flaubert's classic tale, in which the title character turns to spending and a series of affairs to combat the boredom of married life and, heartbroken and crippled by
Madame Bovary
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Gustave Flaubert, Margaret Mauldon, Mark Overstall
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-17 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Emma Bovary yearns for a life of luxury and passion of the kind she reads about in romantic novels. But life with her country doctor husband in the provinces is unutterably boring, and she embarks on love affairs to realize her fantasies. This new translation by Margaret Mauldon perfectly captures
Madame Bovary
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Gustave Flaubert
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-12-01 - Publisher: Penguin

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
Flaubert: Madame Bovary
Language: en
Pages: 157
Authors: Stephen C. Heath, Stephen Heath
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-04-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Stephen Heath examines probably the most influential novel of the nineteenth century.
Madame Bovary
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: Flaubert, Gustave
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-15 - Publisher: Aegitas

Madame Bovary (1856) is the French writer Gustave Flaubert's debut novel. The story focuses on a doctor's wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means in order to escape the banalities and emptiness of provincial life. Though the basic plot is rather simple, even archetypal, the

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