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Sentimental education

Author: Gustave Flaubert; Anthony Goldsmith
Publisher: London : J.M. Dent & Son ; New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., 1941.
Series: Everyman's library, no. 969.; Everyman's library., Fiction.
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The protagonist, Frederic Moreau, and his beloved, Mme Arnoux, are based on Flaubert's youthful infatuation with an older married woman. Frederic's puppy love for Mme Arnoux is at first steadfast and idealistic, and she remains faithful to her rather frivolous husband. Frederic's love ends in disillusionment, as do the subsequent passions of his life. His youthful ambitions lead to failure and boredom, and his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: French fiction
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Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880.
Sentimental education.
London : J.M. Dent & Son ; New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., 1941
(OCoLC)583557821
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gustave Flaubert; Anthony Goldsmith
OCLC Number: 342280
Notes: "First published in this edition 1941"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 401 pages ; 17 cm.
Series Title: Everyman's library, no. 969.; Everyman's library., Fiction.
Other Titles: Première éducation sentimentale.
Responsibility: Gustave Flaubert ; [translated, with introduction and notes, by Anthony Goldsmith].

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The protagonist, Frederic Moreau, and his beloved, Mme Arnoux, are based on Flaubert's youthful infatuation with an older married woman. Frederic's puppy love for Mme Arnoux is at first steadfast and idealistic, and she remains faithful to her rather frivolous husband. Frederic's love ends in disillusionment, as do the subsequent passions of his life. His youthful ambitions lead to failure and boredom, and his idealistic views of social progress are disappointed by reality.

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