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By Susannah Patton

Richly illustrated with maps, ancient and modern photos, and interval art, this guidebook takes travelers and armchair tourists on a stimulating trip in the course of the small cities, rolling hills, and windswept coast of Flaubert’s Normandy. The novelist’s houses and the destinations which are prominently featured in his debatable works are the focal point of this pictorial shuttle advisor, and comprise the traditional city of Rouen, the place Flaubert used to be born in 1821; the inn city of Trouville and its usually painted seashore; Croisset, the place Flaubert’s riverside condominium gave him the shelter to put in writing; and the quiet state city of Ry, which claims to be the place the genuine Madame Bovary lived and died.

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Hours later, “at about six o’clock, the carriage stopped in a side street near 12 the Place Beauvoisine. ” 38 The cathedral’s cast-iron spire replaced one made from wood and lead, making it the tallest church steeple in France. Rouen: Norman Capital The great cathedral’s construction spanned several centuries, and its combination of styles and eras illustrates the city’s tumultuous history. The first Romanesque cathedral was built and consecrated in 1063 by Archbishop Maurille in the presence of William the Conqueror, just three years before his forces invaded England.

And in the adjacent suburb of Mont-Saint-Aignan, Flaubert scholar Yvan Leclerc directs the Flaubert Center at the University of Rouen, which was founded in 1966. htm) that links Flaubert scholars, students, collectors, and researchers from around the world and has become a trove of commentary, documents, translations, and images related to Flaubert’s life and work. A rough draft of Madame Bovary displays Flaubert’s propensity for rewriting. Chapter 3 Trouville Footprints in the Sand Eugène Boudin, The Beach at Trouville (1865).

Living for oneself is a bad thing,” Sand wrote. By that time, Flaubert replied, he felt himself too poor and too old to make such a radical change. “The feminine existence has never fitted in with mine,” he wrote. Degas’ Party at the Brothel (1878–79). 45 A Journey into Flaubert’s Normandy A Chronological—but Incomplete—List of Flaubert’s Loves Elisa Schlesinger: Unrequited and idealized love. Flaubert met the older Elisa on the beach in Trouville when he was just fourteen. She became the model for Madame Arnoux in Sentimental Education, and Flaubert stayed in touch with her for the rest of her life.

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