A nineteenth-century French author known for his careful choice of words and exact descriptions. Flaubert's best-known work is Madame Bovary.
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Flaubert, for instance, hated the works of Dickens: “What defective composition!”
Like Flaubert, Tolstoy and Stendhal greatly admired Walter Scott.
Do you ever feel that you, like Gustave, are living in the wrong era?Ralph Fiennes Discusses ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ J. Lo, and That ‘Seinfeld’ Episode|Marlow Stern|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This was the world of Gustave H. our narrator assumes, one of refinement, poise, and impeccable service.
Set at a hotel in the 1920s, it stars Ralph Fiennes as Gustave H., famed concierge of The Grand Budapest Hotel.
Monsieur,” said Gustave Adolphe to the old negro, “le prisonnier refuse de faire réponse, et demande à manger et à boire.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat
Gustave was full of apologies for his carelessness, as he called it; I was dignified.The Rose of Old St. Louis|Mary Dillon
The last thing which Flaubert desired to portray in that depressing picture was an existence in any sense artistic.
The same may be said, in a more transitory sense, of Flaubert, the great renovator and refiner of Romanticism.
Raemaekers in his cartoon follows the conception of Gustave Doré rather than that of the old fabulists.Raemaekers' Cartoons|Louis Raemaekers