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The Perpetual Orgy: Flaubert and Madame Bovary

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Publisher Comments:

The book's first section is a tete-a-tete with Emma Bovary; the second traces the gestation and birth of the novel, as well as Flaubert's method, his mania for documentation, and the novel's literary sources; the third situates it in literary history. Vargas Llosa's first work of non-fiction will send the reader back to Flaubert's masterpiece with renewed interest.

Review:

"[V]aluable as an intelligent introduction and personal appreciation by an important novelist." Library Journal

About the Author

Mario Vargas Llosa is the author of eight novels, most recently The Way to Paradise (FSG, 2003), and was the recipient of the PEN/Nabokov Award in 2002. He lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374520625
Author:
Vargas Llosa, Mario
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Translator:
Lane, Helen
Author:
Lane, Helen
Author:
Bargas, Llosa Mario
Author:
Llosa, Mario Vargas
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
European - French
Subject:
Fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Other world literature
Subject:
Spanish & Portuguese
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. E/I 2
Publication Date:
19870931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.04 x 6.04 x 0.62 in

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