Gustave Flaubert
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"Gustave Flaubert" was an influential French writer who was perhaps the leading exponent of literary realism of his country. He is known especially for his debut novel/first published novel, Madame Bovary (1857), for his Correspondence, and for his scrupulous devotion to his style and aesthetics. The celebrated short story writer Guy de Maupassant/Maupassant was a protégé of Flaubert.

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