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Madame Bovary : provincial manners

Author: Gustave Flaubert; Margaret Mauldon; Mark Overstall
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2004.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
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Emma Bovary yearns for a life of luxury and passion of the kind she reads about in romantic novels. But life with her country doctor husband in the provinces is unutterably boring, and she embarks on love affairs to realize her fantasies. This new translation by Margaret Mauldon perfectly captures Flaubert's distinctive style. - ;'Would this misery go on forever? Was there no escape? And yet she was every bit as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880.
Madame Bovary.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2004
(DLC) 2004041456
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gustave Flaubert; Margaret Mauldon; Mark Overstall
ISBN: 0191517887 9780191517884 9780192840394 0192840398 9780192805492 0192805495
OCLC Number: 252696689
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 329 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction; Note on the Text; Note on the Translation; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Gustave Flaubert; MADAME BOVARY; Explanatory Notes;
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Madame Bovary.
Responsibility: Gustave Flaubert ; translated by Margaret Mauldon ; with an introduction by Malcolm Bowie ; and notes by Mark Overstall.

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Emma Bovary yearns for a life of luxury and passion of the kind she reads about in romantic novels. But life with her country doctor husband in the provinces is unutterably boring, and she embarks on love affairs to realize her fantasies. This new translation by Margaret Mauldon perfectly captures Flaubert's distinctive style. - ;'Would this misery go on forever? Was there no escape? And yet she was every bit as good as all those other women who led happy lives!'. When Emma Rouault marries Charles Bovary she imagines she will pass into the life of luxury and passion that she reads about in sen.

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