Dictionary Of Received Ideas
by Gustave Flaubert
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A spoof encyclopedia of contemporary accepted wisdom and commonplaces, the Dictionary of Received Ideas sees Flaubert at his witty and satirical best. Perhaps intended as a companion to his final, unfinished novel Bouvard and Pecuchet, this compilation was the result of a lifetime of collecting the absurd and the cliched with darkly humorous explanations.
A playful look at nineteenth-century values and talking points, this dictionary will provide enduring entertainment and prove relevant even today.
Paperback: 128 Pages
Product Dimensions: 110 x 150 mm
Published by Alma Books