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Gustave Flaubert

French writer

1821   -   1880

movement: literary realism
country of citizenship: France
educated at: Lycée Pierre-Corneille
occupation: novelist
award received: Knight of the Legion of Honour

Gustave Flaubert (French: [ɡystav flobɛʁ]; 12 December 1821 – 8 May 1880) was a French novelist. Highly influential, he has been considered the leading exponent of literary realism in his country. He is known especially for his debut novel Madame Bovary (1857), his Correspondence, and his scrupulous devotion to his style and aesthetics. The celebrated short story writer Guy de Maupassant was a protégé of Flaubert.
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works

12

Dictionary of Received Ideas

book by Gustave Flaubert

author: Gustave Flaubert

1913

Salammbô

novel by Gustave Flaubert

author: Gustave Flaubert

The Temptation of Saint Anthony

book by French author Gustave Flaubert

author: Gustave Flaubert

1874

Three Tales

book by Gustave Flaubert

author: Gustave Flaubert

Madame Bovary

1857 novel by Gustave Flaubert

author: Gustave Flaubert

1857

Le Candidat

book by Gustave Flaubert

author: Gustave Flaubert

1873

Le Château des cœurs

book by Gustave Flaubert

author: Gustave Flaubert

1880

Memoirs of a Madman

autobiographical text written by Gustave Flaubert in 1838

author: Gustave Flaubert

1901

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