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Foreword by Frank Kermode vii Preface xi Acknowledgments xv Charbovari: An Essay on Madame Bovary Not Merely an Imbecile But He Is Fast Asleep! 13 The Art of Irritating 18 How to Avoid Gangrene 26 Blindness 39 A Matter of Fate 46 A Wholly Fictitious Story 54 Les Imbeciles! 59 Insatiability 64 Justin and Justine 67 Oedipus and Orestes 72 The Barbarous Scythian: An Essay on King Lear 81 Neither Letters nor Words 81 Commonplaces 82 Cordelia the Favorite 84 The Fool and Melancholy 93 The Fool's Techniques 98 The Coxcomb 101 The Barbarous Scythian 106 The Egg and the Two Crowns 108 Noble Kent 120 Dissonance 122 The Two Monsters of Ingratitude 124 Text or Performance? 129 The Bastard 133 Notes 137 Index 159Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880, Madame Bovary, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, King Lear, Lear, King (Legendary character), in literature, Psychoanalysis and literature