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Doctor's Wife, the (1864) [Novel]
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"The Doctor's Wife" is Mary Elizabeth Braddon's rewriting of Flaubert's "Madame Bovary". She explores her heroine's sense of entrapment and alienation in middle-class provincial life, married to a good natured but bovine husband who seems incapable of understanding his wife's imaginative life and feelings. A woman with a secret, adultery, death and the spectacle of female recrimination and suffering are the elements which combine to make "The Doctor's Wife" a classic women's sensation novel. Yet it is also a self-consciously literary novel, in which Braddon seeks to transcend the sensation genre.

Original title: The Doctor's Wife
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

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Doctor's Wife, the (1864)
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Language: English

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Doctor's Wife, the (1864)

ISBN: 0192833014

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