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Searching for Emma: Gustave Flaubert and Madame Bovary - Maraini, Dacia, and Bertolini, Vincent J (Translated by)
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Although many writers blend autobiography and fiction, few have been so forthright in admitting it as Gustave Flaubert. In reference to his legendary novel and protagonist, he wrote: " Madame Bovary , c'est moi." Madame 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 ...

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Searching for Emma: Gustave Flaubert and Madame Bovary 1998, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226504308

Hardcover