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Flaubert, Gustave

Pronunciation: /ˈfləʊbɛː/
Pronunciation: /flobɛʀ/
(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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