Madame Bovary (Bantam Classics)

Madame Bovary (Bantam Classics)

Gustave Flaubert


This beautiful novel tells the tale of 1 of the main compelling heroines in sleek literature--Emma Bovary. Unhappily married to a loyal, clumsy provincial health practitioner, Emma revolts opposed to the ordinariness of her lifestyles by way of pursuing voluptuous desires of ecstasy and love. yet her sensuous and nostalgic wants lead her simply to affliction corruption and downfall. a super 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 exceptional: "Madame Bovary, c'est moi." Acclaimed as a masterpiece upon its booklet in 1857, the paintings catapulted Flaubert to the ranks of the world's maximum novelists. This quantity, with its superb translation via Lowell Bair, a perceptive creation via Leo Bersani, and an entire complement of essays and significant reviews, is the quintessential Madame Bovary.

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