Madame Bovary (Penguin Classics)

By | December 7, 2019
Madame Bovary (Penguin Classics) Author Gustave Flaubert
ISBN-10 0140449124
ISBN-13 9780140449129
Year 2002-12-31
Pages 384
Language English
Publisher Penguin Classics
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The notorious and celebrated novel that established modern realismFor this novel of French bourgeois life in all its inglorious banality Flaubert invented a paradoxically original and wholly modern style His heroine Emma Bovary a bored provincial housewife abandons her husband to pursue the libertine Rodolphe in a desperate love affair A succs de scandale in its day Madame Bovaryremains a powerful and scintillating novel This Penguin Classics edition is translated with notes and an introduction by Geoffrey Wall It includes a preface by Michele Roberts For more than seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With more than 1 700 titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to date translations by award winning translators

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