Week 14: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Realism in Literature
Gustave Flaubert (December 12, 1821 – May 8, 1880) was a French writer who is counted among the greatest Western novelists. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary (1857), and for his scrupulous devotion to his art and style.
Sentimental Education (L’Éducation sentimentale, 1869), Gustave Flaubert’s last novel—one of the most influential novels of the 19th century.
Penguin Classics (2004),
PART TWO: PICTURES
A visit to Rouen, the hometown of Flaubert, and a visit to his house where he was born and to the country house on the banks of the Seine where he wrote.