Honoré de Balzac

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Hesperus Press, Oct 30, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 95 pages
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The author of the monumental La Comédie Humaine, Honoré de Balzac was an extraordinarily prolific writer and is regarded as one of the founding fathers of realism. This new biography looks at his remarkable body of work, setting it against his life in 19th-century France and making it an informative and captivating read for anyone with an interest in French literature and history.

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A short, straightforward biography of Balzac's life with short observations on his work and his legacy. It is a well executed version of this paradigm, although short biographies themselves can be ... Read full review

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A short, straightforward biography of Balzac's life with short observations on his work and his legacy. It is a well executed version of this paradigm, although short biographies themselves can be ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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Apprentice Plagiarist and Printer 181928
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Recognition and Critical Success 1828 32
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Copyright

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