The Reader’s Notebook: Madame Bovary

Apr 12, 2021

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April 12, 2021 -- Madame Bovary, originally published as Madame Bovary: Provincial Manners, is the debut novel of French writer Gustave Flaubert, published in 1856. The eponymous character lives beyond her means in order to escape the banalities and emptiness of provincial life.