Flaubert was wise.
1856…he writes Mme Bovary…he famously goes in the dock, for obscenity.
So he collected his thoughts about the hypocritical conformity obsessed bourgeoisie that just couldn't bear the thought of Mme Bovary.
They are called … 1/4
— Maurizio Morabito (@omnologos) January 7, 2021
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