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

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Flaubertian aesthetics are thus congenial with recent work in narrative ethics, which, drawing on rhetorical criticism and poststructuralism, focuses on how narratives open readers to the claims of the Other, stressing connection and recognition without requiring identification or sympathy.
He is moved to tears when he reads her Flaubertian encounter, identifying with both Willa Cather and Caroline on the day they met.
But the most striking example of this structuring of the Flaubertian table is to be found in Charles and Emma's wedding cake, the famous piece mon-tee, a feat of culinary wizardry which--in the nineteenth century--was also appropriately known as an extraordinaire.
Ezra Pound lost no rime in casting Joyce in a Flaubertian mould, in his comments on what became Joyce's first published work of fiction, the short stories in Dubliners.
George Eliot's Middlemarch, by contrast, published fourteen years later, is subtitled--with pride, rather than Flaubertian contempt--A Story of Provincial Lffe.
A strange statement, of course, but no stranger than the Flaubertian dictum it evokes.
Ethnographers aspire to a Flaubertian omniscience that moves freely throughout the world of indigenous subjects.
The phrase "Sophie's rationalization for 'collaboration' is trying to live to see her son Jan" survives as a fact in the novel, while the Flaubertian joke "I am attracted to morbid themes--slavery, concentration camps, military, marriage" survives in altered form.
The first of these consists in Cosgrove's attempt to analyze Joyce's irony (which is defined for the purposes of the book as a metaphysical stance rather than a rhetorical device) by separating out its Schlagelian constituent parts from its Flaubertian elements.
Apart from the Flaubertian attitude towards your characters, and sentence rhythms constantly reminiscent of Sentimental Education, there are whole sentences lifted from Flaubert into Things, like collages.
La parodia del romanticismo que hace la novela en el contexto de estos analisis responde a la tension entre la desilusion del autor frente al futuro incierto y la imposibilidad de aceptar el fracaso del presente, lo cual tambien explica que existan estrechas conexiones entre las novelas de Alas y la obra de Flaubert, como ha puntualizado Valis en su articulo "The Perfect Copy: Su unico hijo and the Flaubertian Connection" (1989) y como han anotado otros criticos anteriormente (Sobejano, Barbieri, Eoff, Laffitte) en estudios de menor interes para este trabajo.
The old-fashioned notion that James himself modernized the Anglo-American novel, almost single-handedly, by importing French innovations into its forms (such as Flaubertian impersonality) surely overstates the case; nonetheless, James's 1875 foray into the Flaubertian circle, as well as his friendship with Turgenev and even his own 'international' status as adoptive Londoner and American emigre served to open the nineteenth century novel in English to a broad range of social and intellectual influences.
Hampton has said that Conrad has long been one of his favorite authors, citing particularly his Flaubertian irony (Hampton, Personal).
Brooks chooses Bouvard et Pecuchet and 'Un coeur simple' to locate the lessons of Flaubert, and by the time of What Maisie Knew Flaubertian perspectivalism and Balzacian morality approach full harmony; but it is The Golden Bowl that claims Brooks's richest attention, where 'It's not only that people see things in different ways, but that seeing at all is problematic' (p.
Brooks offers a more fundamental reason for the argument James had with Flaubert: James' rejection of Flaubert "seems motivated by an alarmed perception that Flaubertian practice would deconstruct James's own writing.