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Bovary, Emma (Fictitious character)

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Works: 58 works in 207 publications in 10 languages and 8,288 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  History  Film adaptations  Romance films  Musical films  Epic films  Romantic comedy films  Historical films 
Classifications: PQ2246.M2, 843.8
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Most widely held works about Emma (Fictitious character) Bovary
    Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Book )
    65 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,925 libraries worldwide
    "When Emma Rouault marries Charles Bovary she imagines she will pass into the life of luxury and passion that she reads about in sentimental novels and women's magazines. But Charles is a dull country doctor, and provincial life is very different from the romantic excitement for which she yearns. In her quest to realize her dreams she takes a lover, and begins a devastating spiral into deceit and despair."--Jacket
    Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( visu )
    25 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,558 libraries worldwide
    Desperate to escape the dullness of provincial life, a young married woman (Mia Wasikowska) pursues forbidden fantasies through a series of indiscreet seductions and adulterous affairs. Based on the acclaimed novel that transformed the Romantic era
    Madame Bovary by Claude Chabrol( visu )
    9 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and held by 811 libraries worldwide
    Bored with her confined life in 19th century France, a woman runs up ruinous debts and has adulterous affairs. When her excessive life catches up with her, she resorts to suicide as her final means of escape
    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
    Although many writers blend autobiography and fiction, few have been so forthright in admitting it as Gustave Flaubert. Reflecting on his legendary novel and protagonist, he wrote: "Madame Bovary, c'est moi." Emma Bovary has become an icon for casual readers and feminists alike, but, as Dacia Maraini argues, she is one of the most problematic, though fascinating, female protagonists in modern literature. In this lively, learned, and very personal study, Maraini explores the profound and contradictory relationship between the writer Flaubert and the captivating heroine of his masterpiece
    Female perversions : the temptations of Emma Bovary by Louise J Kaplan( Book )
    4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 602 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
    Emma Bovary ( Book )
    4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
    Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Sound Recording )
    14 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 332 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
    Importing Madame Bovary : the politics of adultery by Elizabeth Amann( Book )
    9 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 220 libraries worldwide
    Madame Bovary ( visu )
    4 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 165 libraries worldwide
    A dramatisation of Gustave Flaubert's classic about the tragic consequences that await a frivolous woman
 
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Languages
English (116)
French (26)
Spanish (7)
German (6)
Italian (5)
Russian (2)
Chinese (1)
Romanian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Latvian (1)
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