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A Sentimental Education By Gustave Flaubert
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Sentimental Education has been described both as the first modern novel and as a novel to end all novels. Weaving a poignant love story into his account of the 1848 revolution, Flaubert shows a... More > society in the grip of stereotypes, on every level. There is something farcical in his depiction of characters who aspire to act but are dogged by cliche at every turn. To a greater extent even than Madame Bovary, Sentimental Education is an indictment of modern consumerism, contrasting the hollowness of material achievement with the lasting beauty of the ideal. Flaubert's study of success and failure offers us a terrible sadness in a terrible beauty, yet is one of the world's great comic masterpieces.< Less
Sentimental Education By Gustave Flaubert
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Sentimental Education (French: L'Éducation sentimentale, 1869) is a novel by Gustave Flaubert, and is considered one of the most influential novels of the 19th century, being praised by... More > contemporaries George Sand, Emile Zola, and Henry James. The novel describes the life of a young man (Frederic Moreau) living through the revolution of 1848 and the founding of the Second French Empire, and his love for an older woman (based on the wife of the music publisher Maurice Schlesinger, who is portrayed in the book as Jacques Arnoux). Flaubert based many of the protagonist's experiences (including the romantic passion) on his own life.< Less
Sentimental Education By Gustave Flaubert
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Volumes I and II. *** "Sentimental Education" is considered one of the most influential novels of the 19th century, being praised by contemporaries George Sand, Emile Zola, and Henry... More > James. The novel describes the life of a young man (Frederic Moreau) living through the revolution of 1848 and the founding of the Second French Empire, and his love for an older woman. The characters of "Sentimental Education" are marked by capriciousness and self-interest. Frederic, the main character, is originally infatuated with Madame Arnoux, but throughout the novel falls in and out of love with her. Furthermore, he is unable to decide on a profession and instead lives on his uncle's inheritance.< Less
On the Eve: A Novel By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Constance Clara Garnett (née Black; 19 December 1861... More > – 17 December 1946) was an English translator of nineteenth-century Russian literature. Garnett was one of the first English translators of Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Anton Chekhov and introduced them on a wide basis to the English-speaking public.Garnett was born in Brighton, England, the sixth of the eight children of the solicitor David Black (1817–1892), afterwards town clerk and coroner, and his wife, Clara Maria Patten (1825–1875), daughter of George Patten. Her brother was the mathematician Arthur Black. Her father became paralysed in 1873, and two years later her mother died, from a heart attack after lifting him from his chair to his bed.She was initially educated at Brighton and Hove High School. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constance_Garnett< Less
The Debtor: A Novel By Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman (October 31, 1852 – March 13,... More > 1930) was a prominent 19th-century American author.She was born in Randolph, Massachusetts on October 31, 1852, to Eleanor Lothrop and Warren Edward Wilkins, who originally baptized her as "Mary Ella". Freeman's parents were orthodox Congregationalists, causing her to have a very strict childhood. Religious constraints play a key role in some of her works.In 1867, the family moved to Brattleboro, Vermont, where Freeman graduated from the local high school before attending attended Mount Holyoke College (then, Mount Holyoke Female Seminary) in South Hadley, Massachusetts, for one year, from 1870–71. She later finished her education at Glenwood Seminary in West Brattleboro. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Eleanor_Wilkins_Freeman< Less
Rudin: A Novel By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Constance Clara Garnett (née Black; 19 December 1861... More > – 17 December 1946) was an English translator of nineteenth-century Russian literature. Garnett was one of the first English translators of Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Anton Chekhov and introduced them on a wide basis to the English-speaking public.Garnett was born in Brighton, England, the sixth of the eight children of the solicitor David Black (1817–1892), afterwards town clerk and coroner, and his wife, Clara Maria Patten (1825–1875), daughter of George Patten. Her brother was the mathematician Arthur Black. Her father became paralysed in 1873, and two years later her mother died, from a heart attack after lifting him from his chair to his bed.She was initially educated at Brighton and Hove High School. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constance_Garnett< Less
She Needs Education By Shiraz Saini
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I was surprised but I said, “We will do it together tomorrow. Now you must go back to him and remain with him. Both of you are trained now. We have seven more days with us and after that our... More > entire life, like friends in fuck. Now go to your husband and surprise him.” Manju was in my embrace when Meera walked out of our room. She was very happy. I was happy that I had found a fresh woman for myself and my wife had found a fresh man for herself. The following seven days were going to be fantastic.< Less
The Education of Harris Bailly By Richard Schroeder
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The Education of Harris Bailly, Book One, is a novel of a man's youth and first experiences with life - love, loss, and the shaping of his mind.
The Education of Harris Bailly By Richard Schroeder
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The Education of Harris Bailly, Book One, is a novel of a man's youth and first experiences with life - love, loss, and the shaping of his mind.
Using Novel Studies in the Classroom By Teacher Timesavers
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Practical ideas for using novels in the classroom with the whole class, groups and independent activities. All grades (32 pages).... 100's of Lesson Plans, Novel Studies, Teaching Units in all... More > subjects from TEACHERTIMESAVERS.COM< Less