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Madame Bovary Provincial Manners

by Gustave Flaubert

  • ISBN: 9780899663241
  • ISBN10: 0899663249

Madame Bovary Provincial Manners

by Gustave Flaubert

  • List Price: $27.95
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Buccaneer Books
  • Publish date: 06/01/1983
  • ISBN: 9780899663241
  • ISBN10: 0899663249
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Description: The year 1857 propelled Flaubert into the law courts and into celebrity. It was not exactly the kind of celebrity he had wished for. 'Madame Bovary' had appeared serially in 'La Revue de Paris'. Now the imperial prosecutor was attacking the work for being offensive to religion and morality. Not only the seduction scenes, but the episodes dealing with religion and the description of Emma's death, came under direct censure. More than the subject, the general tone of the novel was denounced as immoral: the pervasive eroticism, the poetry of adultery, the so-called 'realism' of the style. Flaubert, excellently defended by his lawyer, was acquitted. The book was published soon after, benefiting from the advance courtroom publicity.
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