Gustave Flaubert

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Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary

1. Moesurs de province (Provincial Lives).As the subtitle of the novel, Michèle Roberts pens “the phrase implies … the familiar indiscriminate contrast between Paris and the rest of France. The Parisian … was a superior self-important creature: elegant, educated, pretentious, superficial and cynical. The provincial … was in every way inferior: uncouth, narrow-minded, and avaricious, … Continue reading

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