Balzac

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Le Constitutionnel
... Cabinet des Antiques (under the title les Rivalités de Province) by Balzac in 1838 La Cousine Bette by Balzac in 1846 Le Cousin Pons by Balzac in ...
Les Chouans
... Chouans) is an 1829 novel by French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850) and included in the Scènes de la vie militaire section of his novel sequence La Comédie humaine ... Balzac conceived the idea for the novel during a trip to Brittany arranged by a family friend in 1828 ... The first novel Balzac published without a pseudonym, he used many titles as he wrote and published, including Le Gars, Les Chouans ou la Bretagne il y a trente ans, and Le Dernier Chouan ou la Bretagne ...
Balzac, Charente
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Louis Lambert (novel) - Style
... Because the novel does not employ the same sort of realism for which Balzac became famous, it has been called one of "the most diffuse and least valuable of his works" ... Whereas many Balzac stories focus on the external world, Louis Lambert examines many aspects of the thought process and the life of the mind ... Still, shades of Balzac's realism are found in the book, particularly in the first-hand descriptions of the Collège de Vendôme ...
La Bourse - Balzac and Art
... In La Bourse, Balzac deals with a range of themes which he was to explore in great detail throughout La Comédie humaine the arts creation in all its ... Balzac rarely misses an opportunity to illustrate his novels with references to famous paintings, and La Bourse is no different " Adelaide came behind the old gentleman's armchair and ... in which is described a quasi-mathematical creation of a musical work of art, and in which Balzac also gives us a meticulous analysis of one of Giacomo Meyerbeer's ...

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    It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants.
    —Honoré De Balzac (1799–1850)

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