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Flaubert, Gustave

Line breaks: Gus|tave Flau|bert
Pronunciation: /ˈfləʊbɛː
 
, flobɛʀ/

Definition of Flaubert, Gustave in English:

( 1821–80), French novelist and short-story writer. A dominant figure in the French realist school, he achieved fame with his first published novel, Madame Bovary (1857). Its portrayal of the adulteries and suicide of a provincial doctor’s wife caused Flaubert to be tried for immorality (and acquitted).

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