He is a bad boy

A 1905 portrait of Emma Bovary and her daughter Berthe in Gustave Flaubert’s “Madame Bovary.”Composition by Alfred de Richemont. Illustrated by Charles Chessa. This article is adapted from “Frantumaglia,” a collection of writings and interviews by Elena Ferrante, translated by Ann Goldstein, out November 1 from Europa Editions. The middle pages were originally conceived as … Read more

When Emma meets Lucia: “Madame Bovary” goes to the opera | Opera

Gustave Flaubert published his first novel, Madame Bovaryas a group of magazine on La Revue de Paris from October 1 to December 15 His noble marriage, longing for the kind of happiness a woman should have … in a novel. The author tells us that one of the stories of his heroine, Emma Bovary, was … Read more