Charles Bovary, Country Doctor: Portrait of a Simple Man

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Fans of Flaubert's Madame Bovary will want to read this reimagination of one of literature's most famous failures, Charles Bovary. Part fiction, part philosophy, Charles Bovary, Country Doctor is also a book about love. Jean Am???ry undertakes one of the most unusual projects in twentieth-century literature: a novel-essay devoted to salvaging the poor bungler Charles Bovary from the depredations of his creator, Gustave Flaubert. As a once-promising novelist reduced to hack journalism for two decades after the Second ...

Charles Bovary, Country Doctor: Portrait of a Simple Man 2018, New York Review of Books

ISBN-13: 9781681372501

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