Literature & Poetry Henri Troyat Flaubert

ISBN 13: 9780670844500

Flaubert

3.75 avg rating
( 16 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780670844500: Flaubert

A biography of the author of Madame Bovary discusses Flaubert's outrage with society, his desire for seclusion, his illicit affair with his importunate mistress, and his writing.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Language Notes:

Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French

From Publishers Weekly:

The accomplished biographer of Chekhov, Peter the Great and Tolstoy here presents an elegant, skillfully researched study of the life and work of the great 19th-century French novelist Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880). Although he was on intimate terms with many of his contemporaries--among them George Sand, Ivan Turgenev and Guy de Maupassant--Flaubert retreated from the Parisian literary world to devote himself to his art. At Croisset, a secluded family home near Rouen, he perfected his romantic realistic style through lengthy and painstaking revision and he ultimately produced his masterpieces Madame Bovary (1857) and A Sentimental Education (1869). The frankness of Madame Bovary incited a scandal intensified by a much-publicized obscenity trial in which its publisher was acquitted; the public's attacks only reinforced the author's innate pessimism. Although he never married, Flaubert maintained highly erotic and stormy relationships with several women. A perceptive and objective treatment of a major literary figure.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Troyat, Henri
Published by Viking Adult (1992)
ISBN 10: 0670844500 ISBN 13: 9780670844500
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Lover's Warehouse
(Watauga, TN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Viking Adult, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. FAST SHIPPING & FREE TRACKING! 100% Money Back Guaranteed. The pages of this book are clean and unmarked. There is very little shelf wear. The spine is solid and the binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory # 134664

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 15.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Henri Troyat
Published by Viking Adult (1992)
ISBN 10: 0670844500 ISBN 13: 9780670844500
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Viking Adult, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0670844500

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 19.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Troyat, Henri
Published by Viking, NY (1992)
ISBN 10: 0670844500 ISBN 13: 9780670844500
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Crowfly Books
(South Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Viking, NY, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. This is a New and Unread copy of the first edition (1st printing). NOT a remainder copy. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 036439

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 19.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.75
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Henri Troyat
Published by Viking (1992)
ISBN 10: 0670844500 ISBN 13: 9780670844500
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Viking, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0670844500

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 28.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Troyat, Henri
Published by Viking (1992)
ISBN 10: 0670844500 ISBN 13: 9780670844500
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Viking, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110670844500

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 42.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Troyat, Henri
Published by Viking
ISBN 10: 0670844500 ISBN 13: 9780670844500
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Viking. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0670844500 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0323697

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds