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Hardcover The Letters of Gustave Flaubert Book

ISBN: 0674526406

ISBN13: 9780674526402

The Letters of Gustave Flaubert

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Having been acquitted of the charge of "outrage of public morals and religion" brought against him upon the publication Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert found himself, in 1857, a celebrity and one of the most admired literary men of his day. Francis Steegmuller's volume of Flaubert's letters from the years culminating in that triumph was hailed by the New York Times as "brilliantly edited and annotated...a splendid, intimate account of the development...

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Bovary Madness

If you have the time, then yes, read these letters from the great French author himself. Can't remember if Vol 1 or 2 speaks most about his writing method and beliefs on writing. You can probably get them elsewhere in a how to book, but you certainly won't seem as literate and as smart at your local koffi shop with them as you will with this book--and you can always put some brandy or cognac in your cup whilst hazily reading these beautiful letters.
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