A Sentimental Education

Introduction

Sentimental Education (French: L'Éducation sentimentale, 1869) is a novel by Gustave Flaubert. Considered one of the most influential novels of the 19th century, it was praised by contemporaries such as George Sand[1] and Émile Zola,[2] but criticised by Henry James.[3] The story focuses on the romantic life of a young man at the time of the French Revolution of 1848.


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