Madame Bovary (Bantam Classics)

Madame Bovary (Bantam Classics)

Gustave Flaubert


This beautiful novel tells the tale of 1 of the main compelling heroines in smooth literature--Emma Bovary. Unhappily married to a loyal, clumsy provincial physician, Emma revolts opposed to the ordinariness of her lifestyles by way of pursuing voluptuous desires of ecstasy and love. yet her sensuous and mawkish wishes lead her simply to soreness corruption and downfall. an excellent mental portrait, Madame Bovary searingly depicts the human brain looking for transcendence. who's Madame Bovary? Flaubert's resolution to this question used to be brilliant: "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 positive translation through Lowell Bair, a perceptive creation by means of Leo Bersani, and an entire complement of essays and important reviews, is the critical Madame Bovary.

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