The first and only modern edition of the 1831 text of Romans et contes philosophiques, an anthology of short stories exploring fundamental problems of human existence -- questions of faith, the desire for immortality, the relationship between passion and artistic creativity, family honour, parents and children, the functioning of social institutions. Balzac explores all these themes using a variety of tones and colours ranging from the satirical, to the lyrical and to the fantastic. The anthology contains several of Balzac ...

Romans Et Contes Philosophiques 2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781496101822

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Romans Et Contes Philosophiques 2007, Editions de L'Originale, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780973554793

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