Flaubert

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

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To this factual density Brown brings another, equally Flaubertian tendency, and it is this, I think, which distinguishes his biography from its predecessors.
The last of these has a certain interest for Flaubertians since Saint Felicity and her companion Saint Perpetua were both martyred at Carthage, the setting of Flaubert's earlier novel Salammbo and since both were also tossed by a savage cow before being killed in the arena by gladiators--an incident conceivably related to that of the charging bull in Un Coeur simple (see Butler's Lives of the Saints 1.
In a different vein, the Rabelaisian avant-garde aesthetics of the later chapters of Ulysses read to many as if they were written by a different author from the one who composed the Flaubertian, high modernist earlier chapters.
One of her letters to Lord David Cecil informs him that she has recently written Lewis that some of his poems have "a tinge of the Flaubertian [.
John Aldridge notes that Hemingway and his cohort of writers of the 1920s were distinguished from previous generations "by their dedication to the Flaubertian ideal of the artist, their sense of belonging to an aristocratic fraternity of talent" (111).
Clifford then poses a fundamental question for contemporary ethnographic literature: "Does the ethnographic writer portray what natives think by means of Flaubertian 'free indirect style,' a style that suppresses direct quotation in favor of a controlling discourse always more or less that of the author?
He is the most Flaubertian of our great novelists; just as Charles Bovary's whole future dangles from the savage description of his unsuitable cap in the opening of Madame Bovary or the magical evocation of Emma's parasol, in which all her beauty and delusion are shimmeringly mirrored, so too, in Yates's fiction, plain, mute objects stand as complex witnesses and emblems of his characters' unarticulated destinies.
Baby," a wise and wicked little treatise on postpartum malaise, works as well as it does because Reifier uses the tools of Flaubertian realism to ground what could simply have been presented as a very, very bad dream.
In comparing Flaubert's to Joyce's use of prostitutional discourse in Stephen Hero and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Brunazzi argues that the Flaubertian text was a possible catalyst for Joyce's construction of an ambivalent narrative authority.
With less than half a dozen dialogues and one single chapter, he weaves a sensuous, Flaubertian tale from beginning to end to beginning in a glorious verbal feast.
Larzer Ziff has noted Chopin's Flaubertian "precision" (1966, 300), and in such moments Chopin efficiently and dryly provides her readers with realistic metonyms of the Pontelliers' relationship and milieu.
The function of memory here--Flaubert's memory, his characters' memory, and perhaps the reader's memory--is to effect what VanderWolk calls, in a Flaubertian mot juste, "The Transubstantiation of Time" in which the characters' mix of past and present, hope and memory, dreams and reality, the now and the future predicated upon the past serves to vitiate what should be a privileged moment in the present and to render it meaningless.
Introduction: Daiquiri Birds and Flaubertian Parrot(ie)s.
This is essentially a restatement of Zukofsky's ideal of objectification, a sense of totality where each word has a Flaubertian inevitability.
As an early admiring student of Flaubertian meticulousness, Eca in his first two novels gives us a baleful vision of provincial Portuguese society.