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Madame Bovary : patterns of provincial life

Author: Gustave Flaubert; Francis Steegmuller
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1993.
Series: Everyman's library.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Madame Bovary is the story of a beautiful young woman who marries a luckless and loutish country doctor. She attempts to escape the narrow confines of her life through a series of passionate affairs, hoping to find in other men the romantic ideal she has always dreamed about. Her recklessness comes back to haunt her, however, and the strong-willed and independent Emma finds herself in a desperate fight for existence.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880.
Madame Bovary.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1993
(OCoLC)624395658
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gustave Flaubert; Francis Steegmuller
ISBN: 0679420312 9780679420316
OCLC Number: 26930325
Description: xxxviii, 330 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Everyman's library.
Other Titles: Madame Bovary.
Responsibility: Gustave Flaubert ; translated from the French by Francis Steegmuller ; with an introduction by Victor Brombert.
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Madame Bovary is the story of a beautiful young woman who marries a luckless and loutish country doctor. She attempts to escape the narrow confines of her life through a series of passionate affairs, hoping to find in other men the romantic ideal she has always dreamed about. Her recklessness comes back to haunt her, however, and the strong-willed and independent Emma finds herself in a desperate fight for existence.

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