Madame Bovary, C’est Toi!
Lydia Davis takes words very, very, very seriously—not unlike Flaubert’s Emma Bovary
by Gustave Flaubert
translation by Lydia Davis
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The newest book by Lydia Davis happens to be Madame Bovary, which happens to have first been written by Gustave Flaubert, but still, since Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert has been thought about and written about at what one might call considerable length, and since Flaubert himself found saying things that had already been said, on purpose or accidentally, so anathema that he had to italicize most any commonplace—Lydia
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