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Madame Bovary (Routledge Revivals)

1st Edition

By Rosemary Lloyd

Routledge

188 pages

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Description

Madame Bovary ranks among the world’s most famous and widely read novels, and has inspired numerous critical theories. First published in 1987, this study draws on both twentieth-century and traditional critical views to provide both students and scholars with a fresh analysis of the novel: its narrative techniques, social background, and underlying structures. By setting the novel in an historical context, and exploring the ways in which it offers a hinge between romanticism and realism, the book establishes a framework through which the reader can assess questions of narrative strategy, of symbolic patterning and most importantly, parody and pastiche. Throughout Madame Bovary, Rosemary Lloyd argues, a series of intertwining voices challenge assumptions about the nature of narrative and the relationship between reader and writer.

This reissue will provoke and stimulate debate among students and lecturers in French and English literature, for whom Madame Bovary is a key text in the development of the novel.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Overture 2. Preparing the way 3. The intellectual and social background 4. Structures 5. Voices 6. Speaking 7. The spur of style 8. The critical response 9. Towards a conclusion; Bibliography; Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
LIT004120
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
LIT004150
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / French
LIT007000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading