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Flaubert's Tentation : remapping nineteenth-century French histories of religion and science

Author: Mary Orr
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first comprehensive study in English of Flaubert's least well-known masterpiece, the final version of his Temptation of Saint Anthony (1874). Mary Orr gives new readings of the seven tableaux in  Read more...

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Named Person: Gustave Flaubert
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Orr
ISBN: 9780199258581 0199258589
OCLC Number: 475512396
Description: 352 s
Contents: Introduction ; PART ONE: THINKING RELIGION(S) ; 1. Description of Egypt ; 2. Principalities and Powers ; 3. The Master Disciple ; 4. Statements of faith(s) ; PART TWO: SCIENCES OF THE GODS: GODS OF THE SCIENCES ; 5. A comedie (sur)humaine ; 6. The Devil in the Detail ; 7. Bones of Contention ; Conclusions ; Time Lines
Responsibility: Mary Orr

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