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Bovary, Emma (Fictitious character)

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Works: 60 works in 199 publications in 9 languages and 7,475 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Trials, litigation, etc  Study guides  Historical fiction 
Classifications: PQ2246.M2, 843.8
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Most widely held works about Emma (Fictitious character) Bovary
    Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Book )
    50 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,470 libraries worldwide
    Emma Bovary, bored by her provincial life, is drawn to a more sophisticated world that will demand a terrible price
    Madame Bovary by Claude Chabrol( visu )
    9 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and held by 798 libraries worldwide
    MPAA rating: PG-13
    Searching for Emma : Gustave Flaubert and Madame Bovary by Dacia Maraini( Book )
    7 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
    Maraini argues that in their desire to claim Emma Bovary as a standard-bearer of revolt against patriarchal society, women have often overlooked the bitter, pitiless way in which Flaubert evokes Emma's insignificance and vulgarity. Searching for Emma guides us through Flaubert's novel and many of his letters, seeking out the sources of his obsessive cruelty toward Emma. Maraini relates Flaubert's contempt for Emma to his relationship with his mistress, Louise Colet, to his general terror of women, and to his own self-loathing. It was entirely in spite of himself, Maraini writes, that Flaubert created the female Don Quixote so admired for her restless spirit and ambition
    Female perversions : the temptations of Emma Bovary by Louise J Kaplan( Book )
    4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 612 libraries worldwide
    Vrouwen zitten in een ander rolpatroon, maar zijn niet meer of minder pervers dan mannen. Perversies beelden uit wat er in de maatschappij aan geslachtsrollen en -normen leeft
    Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( visu )
    5 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 558 libraries worldwide
    A woman, not satisfied with the limited life she leads, rebels against conventional society, and finds tragedy. Based on the novel by Gustave Flaubert
    Emma Bovary ( Book )
    4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
    Madame Bovary : Backgrounds and sources ; essays in criticism by Gustave Flaubert( Book )
    16 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 400 libraries worldwide
    The bored wife of a bumbling provincial physician, Emma seeks to escape from the tedium of her life with romantic fantasies and adulterous affairs, but is ultimately doomed to disillusionment. Unable to come to terms with reality, Emma is a figure at once noble and banal, tragic and absurd. With her wrenching story, Flaubert forged an unforgettable classic that has remained one of the most admired and influential novels ever written. That peerless twentieth-century stylist, Vladimir Nabokov, put the case memorably: "Without Flaubert there would have been no Marcel Proust in France, no James Joyce in Ireland. Chekhov in Russia would not have been quite Chekhov."
    Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Sound Recording )
    13 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 329 libraries worldwide
    A 19th century French married woman who is not satisfied with the limited life she leads rebels against conventional society only to find tragedy
    Madame Bovary by Tim Fywell( visu )
    12 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and French and held by 325 libraries worldwide
    Young Emma Rouault is a dreamer, a reader of romance novels, a woman whose only desire is to have excitement in her life. But her marriage to Charles Bovary leaves her unfulfilled, until an invitation to a lavish ball finally brings her a glimpse of the life she's always wanted--leading her on a fateful quest for passion that can never truly fulfill her heart's desire
    Importing Madame Bovary : the politics of adultery by Elizabeth Amann( Book )
    10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
    Written by a specialist in the field of European literature from the 19th century who has taught at Yale and Columbia, this book is a fascinating sutdy of a canonical text and how it translates internationally
    La bêtise d'Emma Bovary by Alain de Lattre( Book )
    4 editions published in 1980 in French and held by 211 libraries worldwide
    Madame Bovary ( visu )
    3 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 163 libraries worldwide
    A dramatization of Gustave Flaubert's classic about the tragic consequences that await a frivolous woman
    The best known works of Gustave Flaubert : three complete, unabridged novels by Gustave Flaubert( Book )
    1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
    Emma Bovary ( Book )
    3 editions published in 1997 in French and held by 85 libraries worldwide
    Destins de femmes, désir d'absolu : essai sur Madame Bovary et Thérèse de Lisieux by Micheline Hermine( Book )
    1 edition published in 1997 in French and held by 77 libraries worldwide
    Greatest classic films collection ( visu )
    1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
    Little women: The March sisters in an Academy Award winning version of the cherished Louisa May Alcott novel. Pride and prejudice: Mr. Darcy sets maiden hearts aflutter, except that of Elizabeth Bennett. Madame Bovary: All she wanted was everything. Anna Karenina: Garbo risks all for the perfect love in Tolstoy's tale of romance and Imperial Russia
    Mystérieuse Emma Bovary by Derayeh Derakhshesh( Book )
    2 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 66 libraries worldwide
    Madame Bovary a portrait of Emma Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
    Sketches Flaubert's fictional character, Emma Bovary, through the story of her rebellion against French provincial life in the nineteenth century
    Madame Bovary : Gustave Flaubert by Michel Martinez( Book )
    2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
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    Contre-enquête sur la mort d'Emma Bovary : roman by Philippe Doumenc( Book )
    3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and Russian and held by 45 libraries worldwide
    Dans le roman de Flaubert, Emma Bovary se suicide en prenant de l'arsenic. Ce poison n'agissant pas du premier coup, et des ecchymoses ayant été découvertes sur le corps, deux inspecteurs de la police de Rouen décident d'enquêter. Divers personnages de Madame Bovary sont interrogés, à commencer par Charles, le veuf, Rodolphe, l'amant, le pharmacien Homais... Car Emma a été assassinée
 
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Spanish (7)
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