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Le Constitutionnel
... under the title les Rivalités de Province) by Balzac in 1838 La Cousine Bette by Balzac in 1846 Le Cousin Pons by Balzac in 1847 Le Colonel ...
Balzac, Charente
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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 forms, as ... 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 ... 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 operas ...
Les Chouans
... Les Chouans (, The 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 Comédi ... 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 en 1800 ...
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 ...

Famous quotes containing the word balzac:

    They [twin beds] are the most stupid, the most perfidious, and the most dangerous invention in the world. Shame and a curse on who thought of them.
    —Honoré De Balzac (1799–1850)

    Tyranny produces two results, exactly opposite in character, and which are symbolized in those two great types of the slave in classical times—Epictetus and Spartacus. The one is hatred with its evil train, the other meekness with its Christian graces.
    —Honoré De Balzac (1799–1850)

    A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.
    —Honoré De Balzac (1799–1850)