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Preserving the Provinces: Small Town and Countryside in the Work of Honore de Balzac

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Preserving the Provinces: Small Town and Countryside in the Work of Honore de Balzac

by Andrew Watts, Robin Howells (Editor), James Kearns (Editor)

About this title: Though famed for his vivid depictions of nineteenth-century Paris, Honore de Balzac devoted as much of his creative energy to the provinces. This book examines the way in which he combined a theatrical tradition of anti-provincial satire with a more open celebration of French provincial life in the post-Revolutionary period. Ranging widely over texts from both within and outside La Comedie humaine, the author analyses Balzac's determination to invest the Rousseauist nostalgia for country over city with an updated rationale. ... read more

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