The Cambridge Companion to Flaubert by Timothy UnwinThe Cambridge Companion to Flaubert by Timothy Unwin

The Cambridge Companion to Flaubert

EditorTimothy Unwin

Paperback | December 13, 2004

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This Companion's textual analysis of the complete range of Flaubert's work, including Madame Bovary, is accompanied by discussion of broader theoretical issues, including Flaubert's place in the canon of French literature. The series of new essays represents the latest scholarly thinking on the novelist's work and critical legacy. A variety of critical approaches provides insight into the continuing power of Flaubert's writing. An afterword by Mario Vargas Llosa concludes the volume. The book includes a chronology and suggestions for further reading.
Title:The Cambridge Companion to FlaubertFormat:PaperbackDimensions:258 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.59 inPublished:December 13, 2004Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:052189459X

ISBN - 13:9780521894593

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Table of Contents

Chronology; 1. Gustave Flaubert, the hermit of Croisset Timothy Unwin; 2. Flaubert's place in literary history Michael Tilby; 3. Flaubert's early work Timothy Unwin; 4. Flaubert's travel writings Adrianne Tooke; 5. Flaubert's correspondence Rosemary Lloyd; 6. History and its representation in Flaubert's work Anne Green; 7. Death and the post mortem in Flaubert's works Mary Orr; 8. The art of characterisation in Flaubert's fiction Lawrence M. Porter; 9. The stylistic achievements of Flaubert's fiction Alison Finch; 10. The writing process: scenarios, sketches and rough drafts Tony Williams; 11. Flaubert and the visual Aimée Israel-Pelletier; 12. The theatre in the work of Flaubert Alan Raitt; 13. Flaubert's failure Lawrence R. Schehr; 14. Flaubert, our contemporary Mario Vargas Llosa (translated by John King); Bibliography.

Editorial Reviews

"The aim of this volume of fourteen essays, according to Unwin's preface is 'to provde a coherent overview of work and to offer various possible pathways through it, while at the same time offering the reader insights into the latest scholarly thinking' 9xi0. It not only meets that ambitious goal but is a fitting tribute to a writer whos influence on modern literature is undeniable." - Hope Christiansen, University of Arkansas