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Flaubert, for instance, hated the works of Dickens: “What defective composition!”
Like Flaubert, Tolstoy and Stendhal greatly admired Walter Scott.
James Wood reminds us again and again that Flaubert invented realism and Bloom that Shakespeare invented us.John Sutherland‘s Enjoyable Little History of Literature|Malcolm Forbes|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But he himself reproduces the same saying about Flaubert wanting to write a novel about nothing.The New Fellini: Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘The Great Beauty’|Jimmy So|November 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Raphael, for example, is very fond of Harold Nicolson, while Epstein seems to prefer Isaac Bashevis Singer to Flaubert.
Then, when all your work is done, read what has been written with the microscopic eyes of a Flaubert.How to Write a Novel|Anonymous
"Very true, sir; you are quite right, sir," the colonel assented; he wondered who Flaubert was.The March Family Trilogy, Complete|William Dean Howells
They characterize the Norman of those times as faithfully as do the romances of Flaubert and the contes of Maupassant to-day.Rambles in Normandy|Francis Miltoun
Turgeniev once wrote to Flaubert, "There is no longer any artist of the present time who is not also a critic."Interpreters|Carl Van Vechten
Think of such an accomplished practitioner as the late M. Brunetière, writing as he did of Flaubert and Baudelaire.Ivory Apes and Peacocks|James Huneker