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Flaubert in Egypt : a sensibility on tour ; a narrative drawn from Gustave Flaubert's travel notes & letters

Author: Gustave Flaubert; Francis Steegmuller
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, [©1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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At once a classic of travel literature and a penetrating portrait of a 'sensibility on tour', Flaubert in Egypt wonderfully captures the young writer's impressions during his 1849 voyages. Using diaries, letters, travel notes, and the evidence of Flaubert's travelling companion, Maxime Du Camp, Francis Steegmuller reconstructs his journey through the bazaars and brothels of Cairo and down the Nile to the Red Sea.
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Named Person: Gustave Flaubert; Gustave Flaubert
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gustave Flaubert; Francis Steegmuller
ISBN: 0316812153 9780316812153
OCLC Number: 508089
Notes: "An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Description: 231 pages : illusustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: translated from the French & edited by Francis Steegmuller.

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At once a classic of travel literature and a penetrating portrait of a 'sensibility on tour', Flaubert in Egypt wonderfully captures the young writer's impressions during his 1849 voyages. Using diaries, letters, travel notes, and the evidence of Flaubert's travelling companion, Maxime Du Camp, Francis Steegmuller reconstructs his journey through the bazaars and brothels of Cairo and down the Nile to the Red Sea.

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