Flaubert


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French writer of novels and short stories (1821-1880)

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While Monsieur Flaubert spoke Tarzan selected a cigarette from his case, and lighted it.
Presently Monsieur Flaubert nodded to D'Arnot, and each man placed his principal in position.
Instead, he advanced toward De Coude, and when D'Arnot and Monsieur Flaubert, misinterpreting his intention, would have rushed between them, he raised his left hand in a sign of remonstrance.
Whereas earlier books examined James's fiction in comparison with particular French writers (Brooks's Melodramatic Imagination, Stowe, Gervais) and virtually all focused on James in relation to canonical writers like Balzac, Sand, and Flaubert, only Powers's Henry James and the Naturalist Movement examined James in relation to a discrete, homogeneous group of French writers.
Both Zola, Flaubert and their contemporary Charles Baudelaire underwent public condemnation - Baudelaire ending up in prison on an obscenity charge ,for his great poem cycle Les Fleurs du Mal, now hailed as a masterpiece.
The attempted legal indictment of Madame Bovary established Flaubert as a key player in the shifting discourses surrounding the construction, form, and preservation of bourgeois gender roles in mid-nineteenth century France.
His study Flaubert and Madame Bovary: A Double Portrait (1939, with revisions in 1950 and 1968) remains one of the best places to begin reading about Flaubert, along with Frederick Brown's biography, Flaubert (2006).
The fact that neither Flaubert nor Joyce use any perspective at all was lost on Levin.
The author has taken ah unusual turn by starting with the last and second to last of the major philosophical biographies that Sartre wrote: his so-called "biographies" of Jean Genet, Saint Genet: Actor and Martyr and of Gustave Flaubert, The Family Idiot, though he admits that the Genet appeared between Being and Nothingness and the Critique.
WELL-DOCUMENTED SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES IN PLOT AND MINOR details in Madame Bovary (1856) and The Awakening (1899) reflect differences in the most basic guiding visions of Gustave Flaubert and Kate Chopin, as manifest in their adherence to characteristics of Realism and Naturalism, including related language use and narrative point of view.
Jacques Jouet's "Suppositions" on Flaubert blend playful hypotheses with serious criticism, while Thalia Field takes to pieces the presumed rationality of the novel and by extension, reality (or vice versa).
This is approached through four chapters on the mutual investigation of history and literature, the civilizing quest in Conrad and Flaubert, narratives of trauma in Coetzee and Sebald, and historical and literary approaches to the Nazi final solution.
Cotkin ends the mediation with the line, uttered by a Flaubert character, "exuberance is better than taste"; the sentiment matches Ishmael's demand for Mount Vesuvius as an inkstand and a "condor's quill" to expand on his grand theme.
Before Florence Nightingale founded modern nursing and Gustave Flaubert penned Madame Bovary, they traveled along the Nile River.
The bottom line is to look at the economic conditions in Cameroon and see how hard the system is for many people, especially the athletes who don't receive any support from the government," Cameroonian economist Flaubert Mbiekop commented.