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9704Re: a question on female writers of male protagonists

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  • Pauline J. Alama
    Jun 30, 2003
      Good answer. Didn't Flaubert say that Mme. Bovary was himself?
      Typical, IMO.
      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, jamcconney@a... wrote:
      > I remember when I was an undergraduate (somewhere around the end of
      the Dark
      > Ages) a professor solemnly and seriously told me I shouldn't try to
      write a
      > male protagonist because women couldn't handle male characters.
      > I replied that Flaubert seemed to have done pretty well with Madame
      > Bovary....
      > Anne
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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