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Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) was an influential French writer who was perhaps the leading exponent of literary realism of his country.
Table of Contents:
Bouvard and Pécuchet
The Temptation of Saint Anthony
A Simple Heart
Saint Julian the Hospitalier
The Dance of Death
Studies and Literary Criticism:
Gustave Flaubert: A Study by Guy de Maupassant
Extracts from Virginia Woolf's diary
Extract from 'Essays in London and Elsewhere' by Henry James
Extracts from 'Phoenix: The Posthumous Papers' by D.H. Lawrence
Extract from 'Figures of Several Countries' by Arthur Symons
Madame Bovary is the French writer Gustave Flaubert's debut novel. The story focuses on a doctor's wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means in order to escape the banalities and emptiness of provincial life.
Salammbô is a historical novel, set in Carthage during the 3rd century BC, immediately before and during the Mercenary Revolt which took place shortly after the First Punic War.
Sentimental Education is an autobiographical novel, considered one of the most influential novels of the 19th century, being praised by contemporaries George Sand, Émile Zola, and Henry James.