Gustave Flaubert

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Gustave Flaubert
Born12 December 1821(1821-12-12)
Rouen, Fraunce
Dee'd8 Mey 1880(1880-05-08) (aged 58)
Croisset, Rouen, Fraunce
GenreFeectional prose
Leeterar muivementRealism, Romanticism

Gustave Flaubert (French: [ɡystav flobɛʁ]; 12 December 1821 – 8 Mey 1880) wis an influential French novelist wha wis aiblins the leadin exponent o leeterary realism in his kintra. He is kent especially for his first published novelle, Madame Bovary (1857), for his Correspondence, an for his scrupulous devotion tae his style an aesthetics. The celebratit short story writer Guy de Maupassant wis a protégé o Flaubert.