Monsieur Bovary

15 Jun

::Classic Case of Madness News Flash::

Gustave Flaubert’s novel Madame Bovary does NOT begin with Madame Bovary.
It starts with young Monsieur Charles Bovary.  Do not be confused.  Mme. Emma Bovary will arrive shortly.

You may continue reading.


Posted by on June 15, 2012 in Madame Bovary


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4 responses to “Monsieur Bovary

  1. Adriana @ Classical Quest

    June 15, 2012 at 7:29 am

    Thanks for the heads-up!

  2. Christina Joy

    June 15, 2012 at 2:18 pm

    This just in: The first Madame Bovary you meet is not The Madame Bovary. Nor is the second.

    • Christine

      June 15, 2012 at 9:13 pm

      Yes, thank you for the clarification. Perhaps the book should have been named “The Mesdames Bovary”.


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