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Madame Bovary
(CD Audiobook)

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Contributors:
Vance, Simon, Narrator
Published:
Ashland, OR : Blackstone Audio, 2008.
Format:
CD Audiobook
Edition:
Unabridged.
Physical Desc:
10 sound discs (690 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Lexile measure:
1030L
Status:
Description
Emma Bovary is a sensuous, sentimental young woman whose romantic ideals make her dissatisfied with her humdrum married life. Attempting to escape into an exciting world of passion and dreams, she drifts into sordid affairs with Rodolphe Boulanger and Leon Dupuis. The first of these lovers, an older man, dominates the affair, while the second, inexperienced and young, is dominated. The eventual collapse of Emma's romantic dreams is inevitable, and her disillusionment leads ultimately to her doom. A brilliant psychological portrait, Madame Bovary searingly depicts the human mind in search of transcendence. Acclaimed as a masterpiece upon its publication in 1857, it catapulted Flaubert to the ranks of the world's greatest novelists and ushered in a new age of realism in literature.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781433255212
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 8.1, 27 Points
Lexile measure:
1030

Notes

Participants/Performers
Read by Simon Vance.
Description
When Emma Rouault marries Charles Bovary she imagines she will pass into the life of luxury and passion that she reads about in sentimental novels and women's magazines. But Charles is a dull country doctor, and provincial life is very different from the romantic excitement for which she yearns. In her quest to realize her dreams she takes a lover, and begins a devastating spiral into deceit and despair.
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Compact disc
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Flaubert, G., & Vance, S. (2008). Madame Bovary. Unabridged. Ashland, OR: Blackstone Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880 and Simon, Vance. 2008. Madame Bovary. Ashland, OR: Blackstone Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880 and Simon, Vance, Madame Bovary. Ashland, OR: Blackstone Audio, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Flaubert, Gustave, and Simon Vance. Madame Bovary. Unabridged. Ashland, OR: Blackstone Audio, 2008.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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