Writers similar to or like Gustave Flaubert

French novelist. Wikipedia

  • 19th-century French literature

    19th-century French literature concerns the developments in French literature during a dynamic period in French history that saw the rise of Democracy and the fitful end of Monarchy and Empire. The period covered spans the following political regimes: Napoleon Bonaparte's Consulate (1799–1804) and Empire (1804–1814), the Restoration under Louis XVIII and Charles X (1814–1830), the July Monarchy under Louis Philippe d'Orléans (1830–1848), the Second Republic (1848–1852), the Second Empire under Napoleon III (1852–1871), and the first decades of the Third Republic (1871–1940). Wikipedia

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    Sentences forGustave Flaubert

    • Gustave Flaubert, on reading a translation of War and Peace, exclaimed, "What an artist and what a psychologist!"Leo Tolstoy-Wikipedia
    • Gustave Flaubert believed that France had erred gravely by not following the path forged by Voltaire instead of Rousseau.Voltaire-Wikipedia
    • Famous scientists and artists, such as Louis Pasteur, Gustave Flaubert, Eugène Delacroix and Giuseppe Verdi, were invited to participate in the festivities at Compiègne.Napoleon III-Wikipedia
    • This movement was led by France, with Balzac and Flaubert in literature and Courbet in painting; Stendhal and Goya were important precursors of Realism in their respective media.Romanticism-Wikipedia
    • The theme recurs throughout nineteenth-century French literature, with Balzac and Flaubert alike attacking the mores of the new upper classes.Ancien Régime-Wikipedia
    • They sought to bring the naturalism of influential late 19th-century writers such as Émile Zola, Gustave Flaubert, and Henrik Ibsen into opera.Realism (arts)-Wikipedia

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