Premium Content The Dynamics of Fantasy and Reality in Madame Bovary
By Greg Armistead - March 08, 2005
Artist M.C. Escher, famous for his deceptive manipulations of vignettes, once asserted that "Reality cannot exist without illusion, and illusion not without reality." There is no telling why Escher or countless others are preoccupied with the absurd, with the gray matter of the world; it is difficult to understand how reality can become so stale…
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