adjective see Flaubert

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • flaubertian — flōˈbərshən, flȯˈ , ˈbərd.ēən; flōˈbershən, ōˈberd.ēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Gustave Flaubert died 1880 French novelist + English ian : relating to or characteristic of the writer Flaubert or his realistic novels… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flaubertian — See Flaubert, Gustave. * * * …   Universalium

  • flaubertian — flau·ber·tian …   English syllables

  • Flaubert — biographical name Gustave 1821 1880 French novelist • Flaubertian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sartre, Jean-Paul — born June 21, 1905, Paris, France died April 15, 1980, Paris French philosopher, novelist, and playwright, the foremost exponent of existentialism. He studied at the Sorbonne, where he met Simone de Beauvoir, who became his lifelong companion and …   Universalium

  • Flau|ber|ti|an — «floh BEHR tee uhn», adjective. of or characteristic of Gustave Flaubert, his novels, or his style of writing: »the stark Flaubertian dogma that the writer must not voice opinions about his characters and story (New York Times) …   Useful english dictionary

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