Dictionary of Accepted Ideas (Revised)

Gustave Flaubert (Author) Jacques Barzun (Translator)
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Product Details

Price
$12.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
January 17, 1968
Pages
96
Dimensions
5.13 X 0.29 X 7.91 inches | 0.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811200547
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About the Author

Known for his scrupulous devotion to his art and perfectionist style, French writer Gustave Flaubert is counted among the greatest Western novelists, and influenced such writers as Franz Kafka and J. M. Coetzee. Flaubert is best known for Madame Bovary, for which he was prosecuted (and acquitted) for offending public morals. His other works of note include Memoirs of a Madman, November, Salammb?, Sentimental Education, and The Temptation of Saint Anthony. His work has been widely adapted for the stage and screen. Flaubert died in 1880.

Jacques Barzun (1907-2012) was born in France and came to the United States in 1920. After graduating from Columbia College, he joined the faculty of the university, becoming Seth Low Professor of History and, for a decade, dean of faculties and provost. The author of some thirty books, he received the Gold Medal for Criticism from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, of which he was twice president.