Balzac by Michael Tilby Book Summary:
This canon of French literature, Honore de Balzac (1799-1850) is also a major European figure in the development of realism. His work is dominated by an inter-related sequence of novels and short stories, La Comedie Humanine, which charts the idiosyncrasies of French society from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the 1840's. Among the most famous of these are Le Pierre Goriot and La Cousine Bette. Iin this study, Dr Tilby concentrates on the main approaches in practice and discusses some of the earliest responses to Balzac's work. His introduction and headnotes set Balzac's work in context. This book will be of interest to students of French language and literature and also to those studying French in combined studies or humanities courses.
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress: A Novel by Dai Sijie Book Summary:
New York Times BestsellerBalzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress is an enchanting tale that captures the magic of reading and the wonder of romantic awakening. An immediate international bestseller, it tells the story of two hapless city boys exiled to a remote mountain village for re-education during China’s infamous Cultural Revolution. There the two friends meet the daughter of the local tailor and discover a hidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translation. As they flirt with the seamstress and secretly devour these banned works, the two friends find transit from their grim surroundings to worlds they never imagined.
The Novels of Honore de Balzac: (V. 40) (1895-1900) by Honore de Balzac Book Summary:
Originally published in 1895-1900. This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies. All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks notations and other marginalia present in the original volume.
Balzac Intime: Balzac En Pantoufles; Balzac Chez Lui (Classic Reprint) (French Edition) by Leon Gozlan Book Summary:
Excerpt from Balzac Intime: Balzac en Pantoufles; Balzac Chez Lui Deux comites s'occupent aujourd'hui de dres ser des statues a l'a'ieul du roman moderne; l'une a Paris, qu'il a conquis, l'autre a Tours, ou il etait ne. Les pages de Leon Gozlan seront peut etre sur le piedestal, comme une de ces pieuses inscriptions que tracent sur le marbre des tombes les admirations des passants ou l'emotion des amis. Ce qui est certain, c'est que ces confidences intimes resteront comme un des temoignages les plus originaux de ce temps et l'edition presente est la bienvenue qui reunit sous la meme couver ture deux volumes de Memoires litteraires con sacres au plus admirable observateur de la nature humaine qu'ait produit ce siecle, le grand siecle, comme disait Michelet en par lant du xvme. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Le Dernier Portrait de Balzac: Balzac sur Son Lit de Mort (Classic Reprint) (French Edition) by Charles Léger Book Summary:
Excerpt from Le Dernier Portrait de Balzac: Balzac sur Son Lit de MortCeux qui ont le culte de Balzac, com prendront aisément quelle fut ma joie lorsque je découvris le pastel de Giraud (i), signé et daté du 18 août 1850, le jour même de la mort de Honoré de Balzac.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Balzac Intime: Balzac En Pantoufles, Balzac Chez Lui (Nouv. Ed.) (Litterature) (French Edition) by Leon Gozlan Book Summary:
Balzac intime: Balzac en pantoufles, Balzac chez lui (Nouv. ed.) / Leon Gozlan; nouv. ed., precedee d'une pref. de Jules ClaretieDate de l'edition originale: 1886Sujet de l'ouvrage: Balzac, Honore de (1799-1850)Ce livre est la reproduction fidele d'une oeuvre publiee avant 1920 et fait partie d'une collection de livres reimprimes a la demande editee par Hachette Livre, dans le cadre d'un partenariat avec la Bibliotheque nationale de France, offrant l'opportunite d'acceder a des ouvrages anciens et souvent rares issus des fonds patrimoniaux de la BnF.Les oeuvres faisant partie de cette collection ont ete numerisees par la BnF et sont presentes sur Gallica, sa bibliotheque numerique.En entreprenant de redonner vie a ces ouvrages au travers d'une collection de livres reimprimes a la demande, nous leur donnons la possibilite de rencontrer un public elargi et participons a la transmission de connaissances et de savoirs parfois difficilement accessibles.Nous avons cherche a concilier la reproduction fidele d'un livre ancien a partir de sa version numerisee avec le souci d'un confort de lecture optimal. Nous esperons que les ouvrages de cette nouvelle collection vous apporteront entiere satisfaction.Pour plus d'informations, rendez-vous sur www.hachettebnf.fr
La jeunesse de Balzac : Balzac imprimeur; Balzac et Madame de Berny / Gabriel Hanotaux, Georges Vicaire by Gabriel (1853-1944). Vicaire, Georges (1853-1921) Hanotaux Book Summary:
Provenance; from the personal library of Lloyd Austin, University of Manchester. Edition; Nouvelle édition, augmentée de la correspondance de Balzac et Madame de Berny. Physical description; 468 p. : facsims, ports ; 21 cm. Notes; At head of title: Gabriel Hanotaux et Georges Vicaire. Subjects; Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850) - Correspondence. Berny, Mme. Louise Antoinette Laure Hinner (1777-1836). Genres; Biography. Illustrated.
Balzac Intime (Balzac En Pantoufles; Balzac Chez Lui) Nouv. Ed. Precedee D'Une Pref. de Jules Claretie (French Edition) by Leon 1803-1866 Gozlan Book Summary:
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La Comedie Humaine of Honore de Balzac; The Gallery of Antiquities. an Old Maid. the Illustrious Gaudissart. Pierrette. the Vicar of Tours Volume 5 by Honore De Balzac Book Summary:
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...and he thought day and night upon his vengeance. He meant to strike du Bousquier to the heart. The poor abbe" fully understood the baseness of this fii'st and last love of his niece; he shuddered as, little by little, he perceived the" hypocritical nature of his nephew and his treacherous maneeuvres. Though du Bousquier restrained himself, as he thought of the abbe's property, and wished not to cause him vexation, it was his hand that dealt the blow that sent the old priest to his grave. If you will interpret the word intolerance sis firmness of principle, if you do not wish to condemn in the catholic soul of the Abbe" de Sponde the stoicism which Walter Scott has made you admire in the puritan soul of Jeauie Deans' father; if you are willing to recognize in the Roman Church the Potius mori quam fcedari which you admire in republican tenets,--you will understand the sorrow of the Abbe de Sponde when he saw in his niece's salon the apostate priest, the renegade, the pervert, the heretic, that enemy of the Church, the guilty taker of the Constitutional oath. Du Bousquier, whose secret ambition was to lay down the law to the town, wished, as a first proof of his power, to reconcile the minister of Saint-Leonard with the rector of the parish, and he succeeded. His wife thought he had accomplished a work of peace where the immovable abbe-saw only treachery. The bishop came to visit du Bousquier, and seemed glad of the cessation of hostilities. The virtues of the Abbe" Francois had conquered prejudice, except that of the aged Roman Catholic, who exclaimed with Corneille, "Alas! what virtues do you make me hate!" The abbe died when orthodoxy thus expired in the diocese. Iu 1819, the property of the Abbe de Sponde increased...
La Jeunesse De Balzac; Balzac Imprimeur; Balzac Et Madame De Berny [par] Gabriel Hanotaux Et Georges Vicaire. Nouv. Éd., Augm. De La Correspondance De Balzac Et Madame De Berny (French Edition) by Hanotaux Gabriel 1853-1944 Book Summary:
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