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Savage Reprisals

Bleak House, Madame Bovary, Buddenbrooks
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ISBN 100393325091
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Using their stylish writing as a form of revenge, they deal out savage reprisals, which have become part of our Western literary canon. A New York Times Notable Book and a Best Book of Read more Read less/5(3). Savage Reprisals (what a great title!) consists of three essays on three novels, together with a brilliant prologue and an excellent epilogue.

The novels he has selected are Bleak House, Madame Bovary and Buddenbrooks. I have recently read the first and the third, and the second some years back/5.

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Using their stylish writing as a form of revenge, they deal out savage reprisals, which have become part of our Western literary canon. A New York Times Notable Book and a Author: Peter Gay.

Using their stylish writing as a form of revenge, they deal out savage reprisals, which have become part of our Western literary canon. A New York Times Notable Book and a Best Book of In the process, he discovers that all three share one overriding quality: a resentment and rage against the society that sustains the novel itself.

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SAVAGE REPRISALS: Bleak House, Madame Bovary, Buddenbrooks Peter Gay, Author. Norton $ (p) ISBN Gay states, detracts from the greatness of these books. Savage Reprisals by Peter Gay; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: European fiction, History and criticism; People: Charles Dickens (), Gustave Flaubert (), Thomas Mann (); Times: 19th century, 20th century.

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Savage Reprisals Bleak House, Madame Bovary, Buddenbrooks. Gay, Peter, Book - | 1st ed. by Peter Gay (Norton; $) The premise of the latest work by this distinguished historian is that novels should not be used as factual sources by academics.

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Focusing on three literary classics - Charles Dickens's Bleak House (); Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary (); and Thomas Mann's Buddenbrooks () - Free shipping over $/5(1). Savage reprisals: Bleak house, Madame Bovary, Buddenbrooks.

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Format: Hardcover Peter Gay has taken three lectures and turned them into Savage Reprisals. Each of these essays looks at a different novel from the realist genre of the nineteenth century from three different countries; Bleak House, Madame Bovary, Buddenbrooks/5.

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