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Gustave Flaubert

French writer Gustave Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary is considered one of the earliest and best examples of what the literary world calls modernist realism. Flaubert was studying law in Paris when he …

Gustav Klimt

Artist Gustav Klimt, like composer Gustav Mahler, philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein and big-time thinker Sigmund Freud, was a hotshot of Vienna's glory days as it ushered in the 20th century. Influenced…

Gustav Mahler

A famous conductor during his lifetime, Gustav Mahler has since been deemed a significant composer whose work is a bridge between the Romanticism of the 19th century and the modern compositions of the…

Gustav KÜSTERMANN

KíœSTERMANN, Gustav, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Detmold, Germany, May 24, 1850; attended the academy of his native city (Gymnasium Leopoldinum) and was graduated in 1864; employed…

Gustave SCHLEICHER

SCHLEICHER, Gustave, a Representative from Texas; was born in Darmstadt, Germany, on November 19, 1823; attended the University of Giessen; became a civil engineer and was employed in the const…

Gustav Eyssell 1998 Deaths

Gustav Eyssellentertainment executive former president of Radio City Music Hall who turned the music hall away from vaudeville to stage shows and movies, Eyssell later went on to serve as pres…

Charles Gustav BINDERUP

BINDERUP, Charles Gustav, a Representative from Nebraska; born in Horsens, Denmark, March 5, 1873; when six months old immigrated to the United States with his parents, who settled on a farm ne…

Gustav Adolphus SCHNEEBELI

SCHNEEBELI, Gustav Adolphus, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Neusalz, Germany, May 23, 1853; immigrated to the United States with his parents, who settled in Bethlehem, Pa.; attende…

1981 National Book Awards

Autobiography/BiographyHardcoverWalt Whitman, Justin KaplanPaperbackSamuel Beckett, Deirdre BairChildren's Books, FictionHardcoverThe Night Swimmers, Betsy ByarsPaperbackRamona and Her Mother,…

Top 100 Works in World Literature

Source: Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, 2002. The editors of the Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, polled a panel of 100 authors from 54 co…