Eugenie Grandet

Product Number: EB00625614
Released: Nov 05, 2015
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ISBN: #9781101907771
Publisher: Everyman's Library
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This is a painfully drawn portrayal of private life, but its wider subject-matter also makes it a fictional document of post-revolutionary France. Many people (among them Henry James) have considered Balzac to be the greatest of all novelists. Eugenie Grandet, his spare, classical story of a girl whose life is blighted by her father's hysterical greed, goes a long way to justifying that opinion. One of the most magnificent of his tales of early nineteenth-century French provincial life, this novel is the work of a writer on whom nothing was lost, and who represents most fully the ability of the human animal to understand and illuminate its own condition. Translated By Ellen Marriage With An Introduction By Fredric R. Jameson Fredric R. Jameson is William A. Lane, Jr. Professor of Comparative Literature at Duke University in North Carolina. His publications include Sartre: The Origins of a Style, Signatures of the Visible, and Post-modernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, with aesthetics of the Geopolitical forthcoming. (Book Jacket Status: Not Jacketed)

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Author(s): Honore de Balzac
Original Publish Date: Oct 21, 2015

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Author(s): Honore de Balzac
Product Number EB00155681
Released: Dec 27, 2013
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Publisher: Bantam Classics
ISBN: #9780307798640
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Author(s): Honore de Balzac
Product Number EB00676505
Released: Jul 13, 2016
Business Term: 1 Year
ISBN: #9781625580337
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Author(s): Honore de Balzac
Genre: Classics
Product Number EB00677724
Released: Jul 13, 2016
Business Term: 1 Year
Publisher: Start Classics
ISBN: #9781627939362

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