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Flaubert : a biography

Author: Frederick Brown
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English
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[In this book, the author] gives [an] account of Flaubert's tour of the Near East with his friend Maxime du Camp, a riot of exotic color and nonstop sex. He also mines gold in Flaubert's tempestuous relationship with Colet, a writer and the paramour of several famous writers, whose sense of personal drama and colossal self-absorption made her a worthy match for the man she would later call "that insidious Norman."  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Gustave Flaubert
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Brown
OCLC Number: 70163110
Notes: Originally published: New York : Little, Brown and Co., c2006. 1st ed.
Description: Sound disc : digital mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Rouen --
Surgeon at the Hôtel-Dieu --
Cynosure of all eyes --
School days --
Stories and histories --
First love --
Grand tour --
Fortunate fall --
Deaths in the family --
Louis, Louise, and Max --
1848 --
Voyage en Orient, Egypt --
Voyage en Orient, after Egypt --
Perfect hostages --
Madame Bovary --
On trial --
Island of his own --
Entering middle age --
Imperial society --
L'Éducation sentimentale --
War years --
Orphanhood --
"We are all of us émigrés, left over from another age" --Fruitful intermission --
Unraveling.
Responsibility: Frederick Brown.

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[In this book, the author] gives [an] account of Flaubert's tour of the Near East with his friend Maxime du Camp, a riot of exotic color and nonstop sex. He also mines gold in Flaubert's tempestuous relationship with Colet, a writer and the paramour of several famous writers, whose sense of personal drama and colossal self-absorption made her a worthy match for the man she would later call "that insidious Norman." -http://www.bn.com

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