Madame Bovary Summary
Gustave Flaubert

Everything you need to understand or teach Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert.

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Madame Bovary Summary

After Revue de Paris published several installments of Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary, the editor decided to remove from the novel several passages he determined would be offensive to France's conservative Second Empire (1852-1870), ruled by Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte III. Flaubert was understandably furious over the loss of control over his work. Yet, even after the offending passages were edited, the government soon banned the novel and charged Flaubert with obscenity due to its...

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