Died: May 8, 1880, Canteleu, France
Gustave Flaubert was a French novelist. Highly influential, he has been considered the leading exponent of literary realism in his country.
"Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play." Learn more about why you should play your day away here.
Embodiments are useful fictions as long as you realize they are fiction and have one foot firmly planted on the function of it all.