"Why does the writing make us chase the writer?" Julian Barnes asked in Flaubert's Parrot. "Why can't we leave well enough alone? Why aren't the books enough?"In the case of Harper Lee, there aren't books, plural, but a book, singular. To Kill a ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
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The time period and spelling may be different, but Gustave Flaubert's most famous creation is very much alive in Gemma Bovery, a breezy postmodern update of the classic novel that substitutes the book's darker passages for tongue-in-cheek laughs and ...Hollywood Reporter, 2 weeks ago Music Box And Soda Pictures Acquire Toronto's Gemma Arterton-starrer 'Gemma Bovery' (EXCLUSIVE) Variety, 5 days ago Toronto: Gaumont Snags Buyers for 'Gemma… Variety, 2 weeks ago Gemma Bovery Toronto Review Big News Network, 2 weeks ago
Mia Wasikowska top-lined the latest adaptation of Gustave Flaubert s classic 1856 novel Madame Bovary , an exquisitely shot endeavor that nonetheless drew only tepid applause from an audience gathered Aug. 30 at Telluride's Werner Herzog Theatre. ...Hollywood Reporter, 3 weeks ago Toronto: Mia Wasikowska's 'Madame Bovary'… Variety, 1 week ago Mia Wasikowska's Madame Bovary Seduces U.S. Distributor Millennium Entertainment The Wrap, 1 week ago
How much luxury is a human being entitled to? When does dissatisfaction tip into self-indulgence? Such is the subject, in part, of Gustav Flaubert's 1856 debut. As the priest in hisBig News Network, 2 weeks ago
"Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work," Gustave Flaubert once said. I come back to this quote any time there is news of a Brutalist building being demolished or endangered. Whenever a Brutalist ...Government Executive, 1 month ago
The winners of the SEA Write Awards, the region's most distinguished literary prize, will be announced early next month, the category to be judged in this year's competition being the short story. In the run-up to that glittering event, we talk to ...Bangkok Post, 1 day ago
Moore plays a B-List Hollywood actress whose lustre is dimming, in David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars. Charles Mcgrath Julianne Moore has done it all — big-budget pictures, underfunded indies, subtle roles, screechy ones. This time, she's ...Indian Express, 2 days ago
The glamour of gee-whiz technology might make the study of literature seem dowdy to the young. But literature, like music and art, is what animates a sleek shiny gadget. It is a vast pool and one would be poorer without having dipped in it. Literary ...Asiaone, 3 days ago
When I was 23 and about to go to law school, I thought I'd spend the summer writing a novel. (A bit more than a half-century later, I laugh.) To keep the days free for writing, I decided against getting a day job. Instead I sold my body to science ...Huffington Post, 4 days ago
Credit PHOTOGRAPH BY BETTMANN/CORBIS A few weeks ago, I finished reading the Library of America's six-volume, sixty-eight-hundred-page edition of the novels of Henry James. Im a sucker for completist projects, but this one came about more or less ...New Yorker, 4 days ago
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