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Marriage, Ellen

Overview
Works: 123 works in 721 publications in 2 languages and 24,102 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Legal stories  Historical fiction  Church history  Bildungsromans  Textbooks 
Roles: Translator, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PQ2161, 843.7
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Most widely held works about Ellen Marriage
 
Most widely held works by Ellen Marriage
The country doctor by Honoré de Balzac( )
33 editions published between 1833 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,639 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
Père Goriot, and Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac( Book )
75 editions published between 1834 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A kindhearted and idealistic youth enters the grasping Parisian society of the 1820s, starting at a shabby but respectable boardinghouse, the Pension Vauquer. Eugene de Rastignac has entered in the glittering capital to make his fortune, and his friendships with the pension's other residents introduce him to the realities and costs of city life. Pere Goriot- one of the outstanding novels in 'The Human Comedy', Balzac's panoramic study of Parisian life- features richly detailed settings, a skillfully related plot, and a vibrant cast of characters. Young Rastignac's acquaintance with the elderly widower Goriot, a formerly wealthy merchant impoverished by the demands of his fashionable daughters, lies at the heart of this story of love and greed. This book offers a timeless view of the tragedies behind the prosaic details of everyday life
Cousin Pons by Honoré de Balzac( )
19 editions published between 1897 and 2011 in English and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this 1847 novel, often seen as a companion piece to Balzac's Cousin Bette , Sylvain Pons is a musician who despite modest means has amassed a valuable collection of art. Only after a wealthy cousin banishes him as her guest does she learn of the collection and becomes one of many who would like to get their thieving hands on it
Eugenie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac( Book )
48 editions published between 1895 and 2000 in English and French and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author's best known work, the pathetic story of a girl sacrificed to her father's inhuman avarice and to the brutal indifference of lover and husband. For other editions, see Author Catalog
La grenadiére by Honoré de Balzac( )
6 editions published between 1832 and 2014 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Immerse yourself in a French pastoral idyll in this engrossing tale from Honore de Balzac, whose unparalleled powers of description will whisk you away to La Grenadiere, a quaint estate in the midst of a blossoming orchard. Indeed, the house itself emerges as one of the most memorable characters in the story
Eve and David by Honoré de Balzac( )
7 editions published between 1843 and 2014 in English and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The novel Eve and David is the third entry in Honore de Balzac''s Lost Illusions trilogy, which in turn is part of his larger novel cycle, The Human Comedy. The story focuses on a pair of earnest, good-hearted lovers who struggle to remain unsullied even as the world around them devolves into a hellish demimonde beset by greed, sensationalism, and baseness
Two poets by Honoré de Balzac( )
8 editions published between 1837 and 2014 in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The novel Two Poets is part of the Lost Illusions trilogy, which is in turn part of the Scenes From Provincial Life section of Honore de Balzac's massive masterpiece The Human Comedy. Critics have singled out this tale of social climbing, greed, lust, and good intentions gone awry as one of the best parts of Balzac's story cycle
Another study of woman by Honoré de Balzac( )
7 editions published between 1842 and 2014 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
""Another Study of Woman"" is a narrative hovering between a short story and a novella in terms of length, extracted from Honore de Balzac''s multi-volume masterpiece The Human Comedy. At a private dinner party, guests warmed by the flush of fine food and drink begin to banter about the qualities and attributes that characterize the ideal woman. Gradually, the guests begin to reminisce about their own experiences and encounters with perfect and not-so-perfect women
Father Goriot by Honoré de Balzac( )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Translation of a French classic, the story of a father blindly devoted to an undeserving daughter
Gobseck by Honoré de Balzac( )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An extract from Honore de Balzac''s sweeping novel cycle The Human Comedy, Gobseck is a novella that recounts the social ascendancy of young Anastasie de Restaud. Born into a wealthy family, Anastasie marries into aristocracy, but soon grows weary of the arcane rituals of her new lifestyle -- not to mention her lack of feelings toward her husband. Seeking passion, she makes several bold decisions and quickly finds herself on the road to ruin
The collection of antiquities by Honoré de Balzac( )
8 editions published between 1837 and 2014 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this novel, one of the last vestiges of a genteel family, the Marquis d''Esgrignon, tries to navigate the new social and cultural landscape that has emerged in France''s post-revolutionary period. Even though he is surrounded by some of the signs of his family''s former affluence, the Marquis is virtually penniless, and he finds it difficult to come to terms with his reduced station in life
The message by Honoré de Balzac( )
7 editions published between 1832 and 2014 in English and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this short story, a pleasant afternoon carriage ride lends itself to philosophical chitchat between two passengers, who muse together about the nature of life and love. When tragedy suddenly strikes, one of the young men finds himself promising to carry out a potentially awkward mission, but he keeps his word -- and learns a few lessons in the process
A distinguished provincial at Paris (Lost illusions, part II) by Honoré de Balzac( )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The magic skin by Honoré de Balzac( Book )
50 editions published between 1831 and 2012 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Raphael is a failed writer in 19th century France who is deeply in debt and unrequited in love. Before he can drown himself in the Seine River, he disovers a "magic skin" in an antiquity shop with supernatural powers that can grant every wish, but extracts a terrible toll
Lost illusions by Honoré de Balzac( )
26 editions published between 1839 and 2012 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lost Illusions or Illusions perdues is the name of two separate novels written by the French writer Honoré de Balzac, one in 1837 and one in 1839, both contained in this edition. The first volume contains two stories, Les Deux poètes (The Two Poets) and Un Grand homme de province à Paris, 1re partie (A Distinguished Provincial at Paris, Part 1). The second volume contains two more stories, Un Grand homme de province, 2e partie (A Distinguished Provincial at
Melmoth reconciled by Honoré de Balzac( )
8 editions published between 1835 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this long story, part of the Philosophical Studies section of Honore de Balzac''s epic masterwork The Human Comedy, the author takes the uncharacteristic step of alluding to a previously published novel, Charles Robert Maturin''s 1820 work Melmoth the Wanderer. In Balzac''s Melmoth Reconciled, Melmoth is a mysterious figure who comes to the aid of a desperate clerk who is on the brink of committing a crime
A woman of thirty by Honoré de Balzac( )
36 editions published between 1832 and 2011 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an attractive young woman sacrificed to a dull husband
The rise and fall of cesar birotteau by Honoré de Balzac( Book )
20 editions published between 1896 and 1989 in English and French and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the unifying themes that wends its way through Honore de Balzac's immense body of work is the corrupting danger of greed -- and the often-absurd lengths to which people will go to secure material wealth. In the wonderful novel Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau, the title character starts out as a successful perfume-maker who is gradually lured to the dark side by the promise of ill-gotten gains
The chouans by Honoré de Balzac( Book )
31 editions published between 1895 and 1921 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Appearing in 1829, Les Chouans was the first of Balzac's books to be published under his own name. It is a tale of love gone wrong amid the anti-government Chouan uprising in Brittany in 1799. This is the book that established Balzac's literary reputation, and was, as one critic wrote, the author's passage into the Promised Land."
Colonel chabert by Honoré de Balzac( )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hero of the Napoleonic Wars, supposedly killed in battle, returns after a long convalescence to find his wife remarried and his pension gone. Colonel Chabert hires a lawyer to obtain justice, but the lawyer is playing a double game--unknown to the colonel he is working for the wife
 
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controlled identity Waring, James

Garrett, Ellen
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English (417)
French (6)
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