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Honoré de Balzac


Sort Name
Balzac, Honoré de
Type
Person
Gender
Male
Date of birth
1799-05-20
Place of birth
Tours
Date of death
1850-08-18
Place of death
Paris

Annotation

Honoré de Balzac (born Honoré Balzac) was a French novelist and playwright. The novel sequence La Comédie humaine, which presents a panorama of post-Napoleonic French life, is generally viewed as his magnum opus.

The structure of La Comédie humaine is as follows:

• Études de mœurs, which includes the sub-series:
- Scènes de la vie de campagne
- Scènes de la vie militaire
- Scènes de la vie parisienne, which also includes the sub-series:
+ Histoire des Treize
+ Les parents pauvres
+ Splendeurs et misères des courtisanes
- Scènes de la vie politique
- Scènes de la vie privée
- Scènes de la vie de province, which also includes the sub-series:
+ Illusions perdues
+ Les Célibataires
+ Les Parisiens en province
+ Les Rivalités

• Études philosophiques

• Études analytiques

Last modified: 2020-11-15 (revision #42768)

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VIAF
29529595
ISNI
0000 0001 2347 8072
MusicBrainz Artist ID
a0412c28-426e-409c-a7ed-363a3ffc481a
LibraryThing Author
balzachonorede
Wikidata ID
Q9711
OpenLibrary Author ID
OL29097A
Goodreads Author ID
228089

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