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The sentimental education

Author: Gustave Flaubert
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : International Collectors Library, ©1972.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gustave Flaubert
OCLC Number: 12287929
Notes: Translation of: L'éducation sentimentale.
Description: 401 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Education sentimentale.
Responsibility: Gustave Flaubert ; translated by Perdita Burlingame.

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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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