Madame Bovary: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Gustave Flaubert

Madame Bovary: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Author: Gustave Flaubert
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Book Title
Madame Bovary: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Author
Gustave Flaubert
ISBN
9780143106494
The award-winning, nationally bestselling translation, by Lydia Davis, of one of the world's most celebrated novels Emma Bovary is the original desperate housewife. Beautiful but bored, she spends lavishly on clothes and on her home and embarks on two disappointing affairs in an effort to make her life everything she believes it should be. Soon heartbroken and crippled by debts, she takes drastic action, with tragic consequences for her husband and daughter. In this landmark new translation of Gustave Flaubert's masterwork, award-winning writer and translator Lydia Davis honors the nuances and particulars of Flaubert's legendary prose style, giving new life in English to the book that redefined the novel as an art form. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Gustave FlaubertPublisher: Penguin GroupPublished: 10/04/2011ISBN: 9780143106494Pages: 384Weight: 0.90lbsSize: 8.30h x 5.70w x 1.10dReview Citations: Entertainment Weekly 01/22/2016 pg. 74Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 167218 / Madame BovaryReading Level: 8.1 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 27
The award-winning, nationally bestselling translation, by Lydia Davis, of one of the world's most celebrated novels

Emma Bovary is the original desperate housewife. Beautiful but bored, she spends lavishly on clothes and on her home and embarks on two disappointing affairs in an effort to make her life everything she believes it should be. Soon heartbroken and crippled by debts, she takes drastic action, with tragic consequences for her husband and daughter. In this landmark new translation of Gustave Flaubert's masterwork, award-winning writer and translator Lydia Davis honors the nuances and particulars of Flaubert's legendary prose style, giving new life in English to the book that redefined the novel as an art form.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Gustave Flaubert
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 10/04/2011
ISBN: 9780143106494
Pages: 384
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.70w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Entertainment Weekly 01/22/2016 pg. 74

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 167218 / Madame Bovary
Reading Level: 8.1 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 27
The award-winning, nationally bestselling translation, by Lydia Davis, of one of the world's most celebrated novels

Emma Bovary is the original desperate housewife. Beautiful but bored, she spends lavishly on clothes and on her home and embarks on two disappointing affairs in an effort to make her life everything she believes it should be. Soon heartbroken and crippled by debts, she takes drastic action, with tragic consequences for her husband and daughter. In this landmark new translation of Gustave Flaubert's masterwork, award-winning writer and translator Lydia Davis honors the nuances and particulars of Flaubert's legendary prose style, giving new life in English to the book that redefined the novel as an art form.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Gustave Flaubert
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 10/04/2011
ISBN: 9780143106494
Pages: 384
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.70w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Entertainment Weekly 01/22/2016 pg. 74

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 167218 / Madame Bovary
Reading Level: 8.1 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 27