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Madame Bovary

Madame Bovary

by Gustave Flaubert

Beautiful Emma Bovary dreams of love and riches but her marriage to Charles, a dull country doctor, is far from satisfying. In an attempt to escape the narrow confines of her life, she embarks on a series of passionate affairs, hoping to find the romantic ideal she always dreamed about in the arms of other men, but it soon becomes clear that she ...

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Sentimental Education

Sentimental Education

by Gustave Flaubert

'For certain men the stronger their desire, the less likely they are to act.' With his first glimpse of Madame Arnoux, Frederic Moreau is convinced he has found his romantic destiny, but when he pursues her to Paris the young student is unable to translate his passion into decisive action. He also finds himself distracted by the equally romantic ...

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Salammbo

Salammbo

by Gustave Flaubert

THE FEAST It was at Megara, a suburb of Carthage, in the gardens of Hamilcar. The soldiers whom he had commanded in Sicily were having a great feast to celebrate the anniversary of the battle of Eryx, and as the master was away, and they were numerous, they ate and drank with perfect freedom. The captains, who wore bronze cothurni, had placed ...

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Three Tales

Three Tales

by Gustave Flaubert

This trio of short stories by the author of "Madame Bovary" consists of "A Simple Heart," "The Legend of Saint Julian the Hospitaller," and "Herodias." Translated by Arthur McDowall.

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Madame Bovary; Provincial Manners

Madame Bovary; Provincial Manners

by Gustave Flaubert

One of the acknowledged masterpieces of 19th century realism, Madame Bovary is revered by writers and readers around the world, a mandatory stop on any pilgrimage through modern literature. Flaubert's legendary style, his intense care over the selection of words and the shaping of sentences, his unmatched ability to convey a mental world through ...

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A Simple Heart

A Simple Heart

by Gustave Flaubert

'She decided she would teach him to speak and he was very soon able to say, 'Pretty boy!', 'Your servant, sir!' and 'Hail Mary!'' With pathos and humour, Flaubert imagines the unexamined life of a servant girl. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of ...

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Bouvard and Pecuchet

Bouvard and Pecuchet

by Gustave Flaubert

Includes Flaubert's Dictionary of received ideas.

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Trois Contes

Trois Contes

by Gustave Flaubert

This new critical edition of the Three Tales documents a paradigm shift in Flaubert studies, as it highlights the pivotal role of theological and patristic dimensions in Flaubert's oeuvre. Barbara Vinken reads the Three Tales in the light of their

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L'Education Sentimentale

L'Education Sentimentale

by Gustave Flaubert

Le coeur du r???cit est tir??? du roman de Sainte-Beuve, Volupt???, qu'Honor??? de Balzac avait d???j??? trait??? et d'une certaine mani???re r??????crit avec le Lys dans la vall???e. Le roman de Flaubert reprend le m???me sujet selon des r???gles narratives enti???rement neuves...

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Bouvard and Pecuchet: With the Dictionary of Received Ideas

Bouvard and Pecuchet: With the Dictionary of Received Ideas

by Gustave Flaubert, A J Krailsheimer (Introduction by)

Bouvard and P???cuchet are two Chaplinesque copy-clerks who meet on a park bench in Paris. Following an unexpected inheritance, they decide to give up their jobs and explore the world of ideas. In this, his last novel, unfinished on his death in 1880, Flaubert attempted to encompass his lifelong preoccupation with bourgeois stupidity and his ...

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Un Coeur Simple

Un Coeur Simple

by Gustave Flaubert

La vie, au debut du XIXeme, de Felicite, une jeune femme devouee, simple, timide et humble. Apres une enfance difficle et suite a une deception amoureuse, elle entre au service de Mme Aubain, jeune veuve avec deux enfants. Le petit conte de Gustave Flaubert ou se melent simplicite et descriptions realistes.

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The Temptation of St. Anthony

The Temptation of St. Anthony

by Gustave Flaubert

Flaubert's studies for the "Temptation" were tremendous. For nearly thirty years he touched and retouched, altered, enlarged, condensed. He kneaded into its substance the knowledge, incessantly sought, of all religions and philosophies; of all the forms man's speculations had taken in his endless endeavours to explain to himself Life and Fate; ...

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French Classics in French and English: The Temptation of Saint Anthony by Gustave Flaubert (Dual-Language Book)

French Classics in French and English: The Temptation of Saint Anthony by Gustave Flaubert (Dual-Language Book)

by Gustave Flaubert, Mr. Alexander Vassiliev

This is a dual-language book with the French text on the left side, and the English text on the right side of each spread. The texts are precisely synchronized. See more details about this and other books on French Classics in French and English page on Facebook.

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Madame Bovary (Translated by Eleanor Marx-Aveling with an Introduction by Ferdinand Brunetiere)

Madame Bovary (Translated by Eleanor Marx-Aveling with an Introduction by Ferdinand Brunetiere)

by Gustave Flaubert, Eleanor Marx-Aveling, Ferdinand Brunetiere

Gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary" is the classic tale of its title character, Emma Bovary, the second wife of Charles Bovary, a well meaning yet plodding and clumsy doctor. Emma is an educated young woman who longs for the luxury and romance that she reads about in the popular novels of the day. When the two attend an elegant ball given by the ...

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The Correspondence of George Sand and Gustave Flaubert: Collected Letters of the Most Influential French Authors

The Correspondence of George Sand and Gustave Flaubert: Collected Letters of the Most Influential French Authors

by Gustave Flaubert, George Sand

Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) was an influential French writer who was perhaps the leading exponent of literary realism of his country. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary, for his Correspondence, and for his scrupulous devotion to his style and aesthetics. The celebrated short story writer Maupassant was a prot???g? ...

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Bouvard Et Pecuchet

Bouvard Et Pecuchet

by Gustave Flaubert

Bouvard and P???cuchet are two Chaplinesque copy-clerks who meet on a park bench in Paris. Following an unexpected inheritance, they decide to give up their jobs and explore the world of ideas. In this, his last novel, unfinished on his death in 1880, Flaubert attempted to encompass his lifelong preoccupation with bourgeois stupidity and his ...

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Sentimental Education; The Story of a Young Man

Sentimental Education; The Story of a Young Man

by Gustave Flaubert

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have ...

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Salambo

Salambo

by Gustave Flaubert

Reproduction of the original: Salambo by Gustave Flaubert

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November

November

by Gustave Flaubert

"November", ein Fr???hwerk Flauberts, kreist um den Eros als magisch-bet???ubende Kraft. Der damals einundzwanzigj???hrige Autor erz???hlt in halb tr???umerisch-romantischer, halb realistischer Perspektive vom erwachenden Liebesverlangen eines Jugendlichen. Die Liebe zur unerreichbaren Frau ergie???t sich in einer phantasierenden, bilderreichen ...

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La Tentation de Saint Antoine

La Tentation de Saint Antoine

by Gustave Flaubert

La tentation de Saint Antoine by Gustave Flaubert

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Madame Bovary

Madame Bovary

by Eleanor Marx-Aveling (Translator), Gustave Flaubert

From Chapter Two: One night towards eleven o'clock they were awakened by the noise of a horse pulling up outside their door. The servant opened the garret-window and parleyed for some time with a man in the street below. He came for the doctor, had a letter for him. Natasie came downstairs shivering and undid the bars and bolts one after the ...

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H?rodias

H?rodias

by Gustave Flaubert

Herodias by Gustave Flaubert CHAPTER I In the eastern side of the Dead Sea rose the citadel of Machaerus. It was built upon a conical peak of basalt, and was surrounded by four deep valleys, one on each side, another in front, and the fourth in the rear. At the base of the citadel, crowding against one another, a group of houses stood within the ...

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A Simple Soul

A Simple Soul

by Gustave Flaubert

A Simple Soul byGustave Flaubert "A Simple Heart," also called Un coeur simple or Le perroquet in French, is a story about a servant girl named Felicit???. After her one and only love Th???odore purportedly marries a well-to-do woman to avoid conscription, Felicit??? quits the farm she works on and heads for Pont-l'???v???que where she immediately ...

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Dictionnaire Des Id?es Re?ues

Dictionnaire Des Id?es Re?ues

by Gustave Flaubert

Le Dictionnaire des idees recues: recueil d'exemples de l'intelligence humaine qui se depasse elle-meme. Les temps changent; ce genre d'intelligence, non. Flaubert nous fait des clins d'oeil depuis sa tombe - et ceci durera certainement jusqu'a la fin des temps... (Par Didier) First Page: Gustave Flaubert DICTIONNAIRE DES IDEES RECUES Oeuvre ...

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L' Education Sentimentale

L' Education Sentimentale

by Gustave Flaubert

L'???ducation sentimentale de Fr???d???ric Moreau et de toute une jeunesse id???aliste qui a pr???par??? dans la fi???vre la r???volution de 1848. Le roman s'ouvre sur des r???ves exalt???s et s'ach???ve sur la m???diocrit??? des uns et des autres. Entre temps, la vie s'est ???coul???e autour de Fr???d???ric, qui semble n'avoir pas plus particip?? ...

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