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Flaubert in Egypt : A Sensibility on Tour

by Gustave Flaubert

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At once a classic of travel literature and a penetrating portrait of a 'sensibility on tour', Flaubert in Egypt wonderfully captures the young writer's impressions during his 1849 voyages. Using diaries, letters, travel notes, and the evidence of Flaubert's travelling companion, Maxime Du Camp, Francis Steegmuller reconstructs his journey through the bazaars and brothels of Cairo and down the Nile to the Red Sea.… (more)
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Gustave Flaubertprimary authorall editionscalculated
Fischer, E. W.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hänßel, RolandDesignersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Koeppen, WolfgangAfterwordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Narciss, Georg A.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Steegmuller, FrancisTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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At once a classic of travel literature and a penetrating portrait of a 'sensibility on tour', Flaubert in Egypt wonderfully captures the young writer's impressions during his 1849 voyages. Using diaries, letters, travel notes, and the evidence of Flaubert's travelling companion, Maxime Du Camp, Francis Steegmuller reconstructs his journey through the bazaars and brothels of Cairo and down the Nile to the Red Sea.

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