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Dictionary of accepted ideas;

Author: Gustave Flaubert
Publisher: [Norfolk, Conn.], [New Directions Books], [1954]
Series: New Directions paperbook, NDP 230.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An English translation of "Dictionnaire des idées reçues", a postumous publication of Flaubert's collection of overheard comments, "the cliché, the platitude, the borrowed and unquestioned idea", "absurdities", "half-truths, and social lies." "[A] very contemporary self-portrait of the middle-class philistine, a species as much alive today as when Flaubert railed against him"--P. 4. of cover.
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Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880.
Dictionary of accepted ideas.
[Norfolk, Conn., New Directions Books, 1954]
(OCoLC)647210224
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gustave Flaubert
OCLC Number: 2698907
Description: 86 pages 21 cm.
Series Title: New Directions paperbook, NDP 230.
Responsibility: translated with an introd. & notes by Jacques Barzun.

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An English translation of "Dictionnaire des idées reçues", a postumous publication of Flaubert's collection of overheard comments, "the cliché, the platitude, the borrowed and unquestioned idea", "absurdities", "half-truths, and social lies." "[A] very contemporary self-portrait of the middle-class philistine, a species as much alive today as when Flaubert railed against him"--P. 4. of cover.

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