Description and Meaning in Three Novels by Gustave Flaubert

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This book examines the relationship between description and signification in three novels by Flaubert: "Madame Bovary, Salammbo," and "L'Education Sentimentale." Contrary to thematic or structuralist criticism, this study demonstrates how Flaubert's images fluctuate between the possibility of a mimetic or symbolic integration into the narrative continuity, and a resistance to interpretation which anticipates the modern self-referential novel. This critical analysis shows how Flaubert's descriptive passages are subject to ...

Description and Meaning in Three Novels by Gustave Flaubert 1997, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820431161

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