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The Cambridge Companion to Flaubert (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

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This Companion's textual analysis of the complete range of Flaubert's work, including Madame Bovary, is accompanied by discussion of broader theoretical issues, including Flaubert's place in the canon of French literature. The series of new essays represents the latest scholarly thinking on the novelist's work and critical legacy. A variety of critical approaches provides insight into the continuing power of Flaubert's writing. An afterword by Mario Vargas Llosa concludes the volume. The book includes a chronology and suggestions for further reading.

Synopsis:

This volume brings together a series of new essays representing the latest scholarly thinking on the novelist's work and critical legacy. Textual analyses of the full range of Flaubert's work, including Madame Bovary, are accompanied by discussion of broader theoretical issues, and of Flaubert's place in the canon of French literature. This variety of approaches not only provides a robust critical framework, but also yields insights into why Flaubert's writing continues to exert such a powerful influence. This invaluable book includes a chronology and suggestions for further reading.

Synopsis:

An invaluable guide to the works of Flaubert, including a chronology and suggestions for further reading.

About the Author

Timothy Unwin is Professor of French Language and Literature at the University of Bristol.

Table of Contents

Chronology; 1. Gustave Flaubert, the hermit of Croisset Timothy Unwin; 2. Flaubert's place in literary history Michael Tilby; 3. Flaubert's early work Timothy Unwin; 4. Flaubert's travel writings Adrianne Tooke; 5. Flaubert's correspondence Rosemary Lloyd; 6. History and its representation in Flaubert's work Anne Green; 7. Death and the post mortem in Flaubert's works Mary Orr; 8. The art of characterisation in Flaubert's fiction Lawrence M. Porter; 9. The stylistic achievements of Flaubert's fiction Alison Finch; 10. The writing process: scenarios, sketches and rough drafts Tony Williams; 11. Flaubert and the visual Aimée Israel-Pelletier; 12. The theatre in the work of Flaubert Alan Raitt; 13. Flaubert's failure Lawrence R. Schehr; 14. Flaubert, our contemporary Mario Vargas Llosa (translated by John King); Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521894593
Editor:
Unwin, Timothy
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Unwin, Timothy
Author:
Unwin, Timothy
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
European - French
Subject:
European
Subject:
European - General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature
Publication Date:
20041231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
258
Dimensions:
8.96x6.24x.61 in. .91 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This volume brings together a series of new essays representing the latest scholarly thinking on the novelist's work and critical legacy. Textual analyses of the full range of Flaubert's work, including Madame Bovary, are accompanied by discussion of broader theoretical issues, and of Flaubert's place in the canon of French literature. This variety of approaches not only provides a robust critical framework, but also yields insights into why Flaubert's writing continues to exert such a powerful influence. This invaluable book includes a chronology and suggestions for further reading.
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