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Balzac, Honoré de 1799-1850

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Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

2,327 editions published between 1834 and 2016 in 32 languages and held by 14,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the shabby boarding house in the rue Neuve-Sainte-Genevieve, petty Madame Vauquer and her tenants wonder at the plight of the aging resident Goriot. Once a well-heeled merchant, Goriot was--at first--afforded special treatment from the Madame. But now something is clearly amiss in his financial affairs, and his increasingly tawdry appearance makes him a subject of ridicule in the household. Some think he lost in the markets, others see him as a lecherous patron of prostitutes, but one thing is clear: his selflessness and complete devotion to his two daughters
Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

2,223 editions published between 1830 and 2017 in 34 languages and held by 10,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicting the fatal clash between material desires and the liberating power of human passions, Honore de Balzac's ""Eugenie Grandet"" is translated with an introduction by M.A. Crawford in ""Penguin Classics"". In a gloomy house in provincial Saumur, the miser Grandet lives with his wife and daughter, Eugenie, whose lives are stifled and overshadowed by his obsession with gold. Guarding his piles of glittering treasures and his only child equally closely, he will let no one near them. But when the arrival of her handsome cousin, Charles, awakens Eugenie's own desires, her passion b
Cousin Bette by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

817 editions published between 1846 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 5,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in mid-19th century Paris, it tells the story of an unmarried middle-aged woman who plots the destruction of her extended family
Droll stories by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

753 editions published between 1831 and 2016 in 16 languages and held by 5,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Balzac's Contes Drolatiques, or Droll Stories, were originally published in three volumes in the 1830s. Set in medieval Europe, these stories were Balzac's attempt to write in the great tradition of Rabelais and Boccaccio, to render the Middle Ages with a touch of raunchy humor, and to provide a delightful portrait of medieval France. Balzac took the old themes that had delighted his ancestors--the tales of faithless wives and confiding husbands, of monks incredibly endowed for amorous athleticism, of lusty wenches and adventurous lads, and of great bouts of eating and drinking." --
La Peau de chagrin by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

1,046 editions published between 1830 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 4,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first new English translation for more than 35 years of Balzac's extraordinary The Wild Ass's Skin, it is also the first edition in English to include Balzac's original Preface of 1831. This novel has been freshly translated by Helen Constantine, who captures Balzac's stylistic energy and exuberance. Patrick Coleman's wide-ranging introduction considers the multiple perspectives of the novel, its conceptualization of historical change, and its satirical commentary on contemporary society. His extensive notes clarify Balzac's many allusions to the culture and society of his time. The book also includes an up-to-date bibliography and helpful map of Paris in 1830
Lost illusions by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

724 editions published between 1837 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 4,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucien Chardon, an aspiring young author, leaves his small provincial hometown and attempts to succeed in Parisian literary circles of the early nineteenth century
Le lys dans la vallée by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

914 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 16 languages and held by 3,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence between a young Frenchman and his fiancée on the subject of love reveals the differences in the two sex's approach to the subject
Le cousin Pons by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

676 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 3,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor musician swindled by his relatives suffers until his death
The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

598 editions published between 1827 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part of his Human Comedy sequence, the story follows the love of Marie de Verneuil of the aristocracy and the royalist Alphonse de Montauran"--Provided by publisher
The country doctor by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

605 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of the massive series that some regard as one of the masterworks of nineteenth-century realism, Honore de Balzac's The Human Comedy, the novel The Country Doctor focuses on Dr. Benassis, a physician by trade, who has deep-seated beliefs about social equality. While treating a prominent patient, Benassis expounds at length on his value system and discusses some of the reforms that he has helped to implement in the town
La femme de trente ans by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

546 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about the life of a young duchess in France during the time of Louis XIII
Colonel Chabert by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

463 editions published between 1832 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Another novel in The Human Comedy sequence. This novel follows the riches-to-rags story of Colonel Chabert, who tries to get his life back after everyone assumes he's dead"--Provided by publisher
Ursule Mirouët by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

353 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ursula (original French title Ursule Mirouet, 1842) forms one part of Scenes from Provincial Life, a series of novels-whose other major work is Eugenie Grandet-examining manners and morals in the French provinces. Among all the novels of Honore de Balzac (1799-1850), none depicts so penetratingly the small-mindedness, avarice, and envy of the provincial lower middle classes. No limitations based on morality or decency will hold these people back in their effort to acquire wealth and influence"--Page 4 of cover
Beatrix by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

268 editions published between 1836 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honore de Balzac excelled at creating unforgettable characters, but most of his creations were works of pure fiction. Many critics have asserted that the novel Beatrix is a roman a clef depicting the life of the French memoirist George Sand, as well as the larger cultural shift from an era of genteel aristocracy and class stratification to a more democratic way of living
Le curé de village by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

303 editions published between 1837 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The girl with the golden eyes by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

217 editions published between 1833 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the darker side of Parisian society, Henry de Marsay believes only in himself and in his cultural Paris world, until he sees the girl called Paquita Valdes and elaborately plots her seduction. In his fervor, it is only too late that he realizes he has a rival to the inaccessible Paquita ... a woman revealed to be his half-sister, the Marquise de San-Real
The two young brides by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

209 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the correspondence between two young women whose friendship evolves as they embark on marriage and motherhood
Une ténébreuse affaire by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

321 editions published between 1834 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step back in history through the eyes of one of the masters of European realism. This keenly observed and utterly absorbing account of the period after Napoleon Bonaparte fell from power in nineteenth-century France is both an interesting historical document and an engrossing mystery
Catherine de ́Medici by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

162 editions published between 1822 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating biography of Caterina Maria Romula di Lorenzo de' Medici, Queen consort of France in the later part of the 16th century
Balzac by Stefan Zweig( Book )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains Japanese translation "Cousin Bette" and short stories by Mizuno Akira
 
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巴爾扎克 1799-1850

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