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  • ISBN: 9788026838326 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 8026838327 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : e-artnow ebooks : 2015.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Jennifer Jones, Van Heflin, Louis Jourdan, Christopher Kent [i.e. Alf Kjellin], Gene Lockhart, Frank Allenby, Gladys Cooper, John Abbott, Henry Morgan, George Zucco, Ellen Corby, Eduard Franz, Henri Letondal, Frederic Tozere, Paul Cavanagh, James Mason.
Summary, etc.: The story focuses on a doctor's wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means in order to escape the banalities and emptiness of provincial life. Though the basic plot is rather simple, even archetypal, the novel's true art lies in its details and hidden patterns. Flaubert was a notorious perfectionist and claimed always to be searching for le mot juste ("the precise word"). Madame Bovary takes place in provincial northern France, near the town of Rouen in Normandy. The story begins and ends with Charles Bovary, a stolid, kindhearted man without much ability or ambition.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880. Madame Bovary > Film adaptations.
Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880. Madame Bovary > Drama.
Bovary, Emma (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Women > France > Social conditions > Drama.
Wives > France > Social conditions > Drama.
Adultery > France > Drama.
Electronic books.
France > Social conditions > 19th century > Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre: Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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