Madame Bovary (Bantam Classics)

Madame Bovary (Bantam Classics)

Gustave Flaubert


This beautiful novel tells the tale of 1 of the main compelling heroines in glossy literature--Emma Bovary. Unhappily married to a loyal, clumsy provincial health care provider, Emma revolts opposed to the ordinariness of her existence via pursuing voluptuous desires of ecstasy and love. yet her sensuous and nostalgic wants lead her basically to agony corruption and downfall. a super mental portrait, Madame Bovary searingly depicts the human brain looking for transcendence. who's Madame Bovary? Flaubert's solution to this query used to be incredible: "Madame Bovary, c'est moi." Acclaimed as a masterpiece upon its ebook in 1857, the paintings catapulted Flaubert to the ranks of the world's maximum novelists. This quantity, with its fantastic translation via Lowell Bair, a perceptive advent by means of Leo Bersani, and a whole complement of essays and important reviews, is the integral Madame Bovary.

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