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Madame Bovary
used in A Room of One's Own

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Gustave Flaubert's novel of a woman seeking escape from a middle class life; still regarded by many as one of the greatest  novels ever written (1857)
  • Thus, though we do not know what Shakespeare went through when he wrote LEAR, we do know what Carlyle went through when he wrote the FRENCH REVOLUTION; what Flaubert went through when he wrote MADAME BOVARY; what Keats was going through when he tried to write poetry against the coming death and the indifference of the world.
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