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Madame Bovary (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Bored and unhappy in a lifeless marriage, Emma Bovary yearns to escape from the dull circumstances of provincial life. Flaubert's powerful, deeply moving examination of the moral degeneration of a middle-class Frenchwoman is universally regarded as one of the landmarks of 19th-century fiction.

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"As for the intimate, deeper center of the book, there is no doubt that it resides in the adulterous woman; she alone possesses all the attributes of a worthy hero, albeit in the guise of a disgraced victim." Charles Baudelaire, L'artiste

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Powerful, deeply moving examination of the moral degeneration of a middle-class Frenchwoman.

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Bored and unhappy in a lifeless marriage, Emma Bovary yearns to escape from the dull circumstances of provincial life. Powerful, deeply moving examination of the moral degeneration of a middle-class Frenchwoman.

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AngeliQP, July 11, 2012 (view all comments by AngeliQP)
I am not a fan of books with tiny print, and I frankly believe there was little care on the French to English translation. I have a little knowledge of the original language, and I could tell some sentences were translated with terrible grammar. Yet the edition is quite light-weight, very compact and over all well designed.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780486292571
Author:
Flaubert, Gustave
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Author:
Aubert
Author:
Gustave Fl
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
Dover ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
103-412
Publication Date:
19960931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.5 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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Product details 256 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486292571 Reviews:
"Review" by , "As for the intimate, deeper center of the book, there is no doubt that it resides in the adulterous woman; she alone possesses all the attributes of a worthy hero, albeit in the guise of a disgraced victim."
"Synopsis" by , Powerful, deeply moving examination of the moral degeneration of a middle-class Frenchwoman.

"Synopsis" by , Bored and unhappy in a lifeless marriage, Emma Bovary yearns to escape from the dull circumstances of provincial life. Powerful, deeply moving examination of the moral degeneration of a middle-class Frenchwoman.
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