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By Gustave Flaubert

Jacques Barzun's masterful translation proves that Flaubert's Dictionary of permitted Ideas—an acid catalogue of the clichés of 19th-century France—is as suitable this present day as ever.
Throughout his lifestyles Flaubert made it a video game to eavesdrop for the cliché, the platitude, the borrowed and unquestioned notion with which the “right thinking” swaddle their minds. After his dying his little treasury of absurdities, of half-truths and social lies, was once released as a Dictionnaire des idées reçues. simply because its devastating humor and irony are usually depending on the phraseology in vernacular French, the Dictionnairewas lengthy thought of untranslatable. This concept was once taken as a problem by way of Jacques Barzun. made up our minds to discover the precise English identical for every “accepted idea” Flaubert recorded, he has succeeded in documenting our personal inanities. With a satirist’s wit and a scholar’s precision, Barzun has produced a really modern self-portrait of the middle-class philistine, a species as a lot alive this present day as whilst Flaubert railed opposed to him.

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