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Waring, James

Overview
Works: 25 works in 151 publications in 1 language and 12,040 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Bildungsromans  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Allegories  Novels  War fiction  War stories  Short stories 
Roles: Translator, Choreographer
Classifications: PQ2168, 843.7
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Most widely held works by James Waring
Cousin Bette by Honoré de Balzac( )

16 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crown jewel in a remarkable literary career, Cousin Bette is regarded by many critics to be Balzac's last great work before his death in 1850. A fine example of European realist fiction, the story recounts the attempt of a disgruntled housewife to bring about the misery and destruction of her entire extended family. Fans of Tolstoy's War and Peace will enjoy Cousin Bette
The house of Nucingen ; The secrets of la Princesse de Cadignan ; The involuntary comedians ; Sarrasine ; Facino Cane ; A man of business by Honoré de Balzac( )

12 editions published between 1837 and 2014 in English and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the key themes that is woven throughout Balzac''s masterpiece, The Human Comedy, relates to the dangers of materialism and greed. In this novella, the narrator overhears some fellow diners discussing a complicated financial scheme that contributed to the fortunes of one of the wealthiest families in the country. The story also provides important background information about many characters who appear elsewhere in The Human Comedy
La muse du département by Honoré de Balzac( )

9 editions published between 1901 and 2010 in English and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powieść "Kuratela" Honoriusza Balzaka należy do "Scen z życia prywatnego" cyklu "Komedia Ludzka".Do sędziego pierwszej instancji przy trybunale paryskim przychodzi markiza d'Espard. Arystokratka pragnie ubezwłasnowolnić swojego męża i ustanowić nad nim kuratelę. Twierdzi, że małżonek utrudnia jej kontakty z dziećmi, a co równie ważne swój majątek z nieznanych powodów wydaje na utrzymanie całkowicie obcej rodziny. Nieufny wobec tłumaczeń arystokratki sędzia wdraża swoje prywatne śledztwo
Louis Lambert by Honoré de Balzac( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Gambara by Honoré de Balzac( )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novella Gambara is part of the Philosophical Studies section of Honore de Balzac's The Human Comedy. It follows a tumultuous relationship between Italian nobleman Andrea Marcosini and the beautiful, young Marianna. She happens to be married to a mercurial, much older composer, who some believe is a genius and others regard as an abject failure
Scenes from a courtesan's life by Honoré de Balzac( )

3 editions published between 1838 and 2014 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hardened criminal Jacques Collin has been hiding under the guise of a false identity in order to escape the long arm of the law. In the novel Scenes from a Courtesan's Life, however, Collin's deceptions seem finally to have caught up with him. Will he be able to pull off the labyrinthine scheme cooked up to secure his freedom?
Poor relations : Cousin Pons by Honoré de Balzac( )

5 editions published between 1846 and 2014 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This diptych is part of Honore de Balzac's epic masterpiece, The Human Comedy. It comprises two stories, Cousin Betty and Cousin Pons, each of which delve deeply into complicated family dynamics and the long-lasting impact of seemingly trivial conflicts
La comédie humaine by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

25 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of the short stories in the Philosophical Studies section of Honore de Balzac's The Human Comedy have hints of the mystical and supernatural. These elements are very pronounced in the spine-chilling tale The Elixir of Life, which veers into the territory of gothic horror. In the story, a dying man confides to his son that he has found a way to cheat death and achieve immortality
A harlot high and low : (Splendeurs et misères des courtisanes) by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

10 editions published between 1896 and 2014 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hardened criminal Jacques Collin has been hiding under the guise of a false identity in order to escape the long arm of the law. In the novel Scenes from a Courtesan's Life, however, Collin's deceptions seem finally to have caught up with him. Will he be able to pull off the labyrinthine scheme cooked up to secure his freedom?
Le lys dans la vallée by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

23 editions published between 1897 and 1902 in English and held by 108 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
The novels of Balzac by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

4 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lily of the valley and other stories by Honoré de Balzac( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's favorite of his own works, Lily of the Valley tells the story of Felix, a young man with a dark past always turned away, always unloved. One night at a party, he falls in love with Henriette, who is already married. The morbid romance which ensues is anything but conventional. This volume also includes Another Study of Woman," The Great Breteche," and A Man of Business."
The lily of the valley (Le lys dans la vallée) and other stories by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

1 edition published in 1898 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cousin Betty ; Cousin Pons, and, other stories by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beatrix by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

9 editions published between 1896 and 1901 in English and held by 37 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
The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

1 edition published in 1901 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Chouans" is the tale of the Royalist uprising in Brittany against the post-revolutionary republic. -- From product description
Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac( )

5 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 15 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
The novels of Balzac by Honoré de Balzac( )

in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes from a courtesan's life : the government clerks by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

2 editions published between 1901 and 1905 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poor parents : part II, Cousin Betty (concluded) and Cousin Pons by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

3 editions published between 1898 and 1899 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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