"In writing the 'Temptation', Flaubert produced the first literary work whose exclusive domain is that of books: following Flaubert, Mallarme is able to write 'Le Livre' and modern literature is activated - Joyce, Roussel, Kafka, Pond, Borges. The library is on fire."
From Michel Foucault's introduction to Gustave Flaubert's 'The Temptation Of Saint Anthony'
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Rops 'The Temptation of Saint Anthony'
 





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