Volume 5, Issue 1, 2008
Radu I. Petrescu
Le baromètre de Flaubert ou Littérature et Réalité
”The Barometer of Flaubert or Literature and Reality”. Discussing the relationship between literature and reality, this study focuses on the analysis of the
“reality effect” (effet de réel) which is applied to the narrative technique in Gogol’s novel Dead Souls by revisiting it through a Nabokovian perspective.