Who is Gustave Flaubert?

  • (noun): French writer of novels and short stories (1821-1880).
    Synonyms: Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert (; December 12, 1821 – May 8, 1880) was a French writer who is counted among the greatest novelists in Western literature. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary (1857), for his Correspondence, and for his scrupulous devotion to his art and style.

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Pont Gustave-Flaubert
... The Pont Gustave-Flaubert (Gustave Flaubert Bridge) is a vertical-lift bridge over the River Seine at Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France ...
Book League Of America - Partial List - T—Z
... by Emile Zola, 1941 The Best Known Works of Gustave Flaubert, by Gustave Flaubert, 1941 The Best Known Works of Ibsen, by Henrik Ibsen, 1941 The Best Known Works of Ivan Turgenev, by Ivan Turgenev The Best Known ... Anthony, by Gustave Flaubert, 1936 The Two Wives, a Tale in Four Parts, by Frank Arthur Swinnerton, 1940 The Unvanquished, by Howard Fast, 1942 The Vicar of Wakefield, by Oliver Goldsmith, 1939 ...
Gustave Flaubert - Bibliography - Biographical and Other Related Publications
... Brown, Frederick, Flaubert a Biography, Little, Brown 2006 ... ISBN 0-316-11878-8 Hennequin, Émile, Quelques écrivains français Flaubert, Zola, Hugo, Goncourt, Huysmans, etc ... available at the Gutenberg website as E-text N° 12289 Barnes, Julian, Flaubert's Parrot, London J ...
Louise Colet
... Later she became the paramour of Gustave Flaubert, Alfred de Musset, and Abel Villemain ... to Hippolyte Colet, Louise had a steamy eight-year affair, in two stages, with Gustave Flaubert ... Louise is said to be the inspiration for Gustave Flaubert's famous book, Madame Bovary, a story of an adulterous woman whose ideals and desires lead to her own ruin ...

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    I had, as I told you, a great passion while still almost a child. When it was over, I divided myself in two, placing on one side the soul I kept for Art, and on the other, my body, which would have to fend for itself.
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