Definition of Flaubert, Gustave in English:

Flaubert, Gustave

proper noun

  • (1821–80), French novelist and short-story writer. A dominant figure in the French realist school, he achieved fame with his first published novel, Madame Bovary (1857). Its portrayal of the adulteries and suicide of a provincial doctor's wife caused Flaubert to be tried for immorality (and acquitted).


Flaubert, Gustave

/ˈfləʊbɛː//French flobɛʀ/