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This comprehensive eBook presents the complete Human Comedy of Honoré de Balzac in English, with beautiful illustrations, concise introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)





* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Balzac’s life and works


* Concise introductions to the novels and other works


* The COMPLETE ‘La Comédie humaine’ in English translation


* Includes Balzac’s introduction AVANT-PROPOS


* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts


* Excellent formatting of the texts


* Famous works such as FATHER GORIOT, COUSIN BETTY, THE MAGIC SKIN and many more are illustrated with their original artwork


* Balzac’s five plays


* Criticism section, with seven essays by writers such as Henry James and Leslie Stephen, evaluating Balzac’s contribution to literature


* Features five biographies – discover in depth Balzac’s literary life!


* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


* Special CHARACTERS resource, with information on all members of the cast ‘La Comédie humaine’, with references to the novels and stories they appear in


 


CONTENTS:


 


THE HUMAN COMEDY


 


THE HISTORY OF ‘LA COMÉDIE HUMAINE’


AVANT-PROPOS (PREFACE)


 


STUDIES OF MANNERS IN THE 19TH CENTURY


 


Scenes from Private Life


AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKET


THE BALL AT SCEAUX


LETTERS OF TWO BRIDES


THE PURSE


MODESTE MIGNON


A START IN LIFE


ALBERT SAVARUS


VENDETTA


A SECOND HOME


DOMESTIC PEACE


MADAME FIRMIANI


STUDY OF A WOMAN


THE IMAGINARY MISTRESS


A DAUGHTER OF EVE


THE MESSAGE


THE GRAND BRETECHE


LA GRENADIERE


THE DESERTED WOMAN


HONORINE


BEATRIX


GOBSECK


A WOMAN OF THIRTY


FATHER GORIOT


COLONEL CHABERT


THE ATHEIST’S MASS


THE COMMISSION IN LUNACY


THE MARRIAGE CONTRACT


ANOTHER STUDY OF WOMAN


 


Scenes from Provincial Life


URSULE MIROUET


EUGENIE GRANDET


The Celibates


PIERRETTE


THE VICAR OF TOURS


THE TWO BROTHERS


Parisians in the Country


THE ILLUSTRIOUS GAUDISSART


THE MUSE OF THE DEPARTMENT


The Jealousies of a Country Town


THE OLD MAID


THE COLLECTION OF ANTIQUITIES


Lost Illusions


TWO POETS


A DISTINGUISHED PROVINCIAL AT PARIS


EVE AND DAVID


 


Scenes from Parisian Life


The Thirteen


FERRAGUS


THE DUCHESSE DE LANGEAIS


GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN EYES


RISE AND FALL OF CÉSAR BIROTTEAU


THE FIRM OF NUCINGEN


 


Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life


ESTHER HAPPY: HOW A COURTESAN CAN LOVE


WHAT LOVE COSTS AN OLD MAN


THE END OF EVIL WAYS


VAUTRIN’S LAST AVATAR


SECRETS OF THE PRINCESSE DE CADIGNAN


FACINO CANE


SARRASINE


PIERRE GRASSOU


The Poor Relations


COUSIN BETTY


COUSIN PONS


A MAN OF BUSINESS


A PRINCE OF BOHEMIA


GAUDISSART II


BUREAUCRACY


UNCONSCIOUS COMEDIANS


THE LESSER BOURGEOISIE


The Seamy Side of History


MADAME DE LA CHANTERIE


THE INITIATE


 


Scenes from Political Life


AN EPISODE UNDER THE TERROR


AN HISTORICAL MYSTERY


The Deputy of Arcis


THE ELECTION


LETTERS EXPLANATORY


MONSIEUR DE SALLENAUVE


Z. MARCAS


 


Scenes from Military Life


THE CHOUANS


A PASSION IN THE DESERT


 


Scenes from Country Life


SONS OF THE SOIL


THE COUNTRY DOCTOR


THE VILLAGE RECTOR


THE LILY OF THE VALLEY


 


PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES





OTHER WORKS


 


The Short Stories


 


The Plays


 


RESOURCES


 


The Criticism


Seven essays by leading experts


 


The Biographies


Five biographies


 


Glossary of Characters in ‘La Comédie humaine’





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GENRE
Belletristik und Literatur
ERSCHIENEN
2013
13. August
SPRACHE
EN
Englisch
UMFANG
21.497
Seiten
VERLAG
Delphi Classics
GRÖSSE
24,3
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