The Letters of Gustave Flaubert, 1857-1880

The Letters of Gustave Flaubert, 1857-1880

by Gustave Flaubert, Francis Steegmuller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674526406

ISBN-13: 9780674526402

Pub. Date: 10/31/1982

Publisher: Harvard

An acknowledged master of translation, Francis Steegmuller has given us by far the most generous and varied selection of Flaubert's letters in English. He presents these with an engrossing narrative that places them in the context of the writer's life and times. Throughout this exposition in Flaubert's own words of his views on life, literature, and the passions,

Overview

An acknowledged master of translation, Francis Steegmuller has given us by far the most generous and varied selection of Flaubert's letters in English. He presents these with an engrossing narrative that places them in the context of the writer's life and times. Throughout this exposition in Flaubert's own words of his views on life, literature, and the passions, readers of his novels will be powerfully reminded of the fertility of his genius, and delighted by his poetic enthusiasm. Flaubert's letters are documents of life and art; lovers of literature and of the literary adventure can rejoice in this edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674526402
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
10/31/1982
Series:
Letters of Gustave Flaubert, 1857-1880 Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction

I. The Writing of SalammbÔ, 1857-1862

II. The Battle of SalammbÔ, 1862-1863

III. Interlude: Society, 1863-1866

IV. The Beginning of l'Éducation Sentimentale, 1863-1866

V. Enter George Sand. The Completion and Reception of l'Éducation Sentimentale, 1866-1869

VI. Interlude: Early 1870

VII. The War and the Commune, 1870-1871

VIII. The Temptation of Saint Anthony. The Beginning of Bouvard and Pécuchet. Le Candidat. Three Tales, 1872-1877

IX. The Last Years. Bouvard and Pécuchet, 1877-1880

Appendix I: Flaubert's Niece Caroline

Appendix II: "Reply to a Friend" by George Sand

Appendix III: The Broken Friendship: Flaubert and Laporte

Appendix IV: The Pavilion at Croisset

Works of Related Interest

Index

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