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Title:Père Goriot
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN:039397166X
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Number of Pages:370
Category:Classics, Fiction, France, French literature, Literature

Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Père Goriot Pere Goriot is the tragic story of a father whose obsessive love for his two daughters leads to his financial and personal ruin Interwoven with this theme is that of the impoverished young aristocrat Rastignac come to Paris from the provinces to make his fortune who befriends Goriot and becomes involved with the daughters The story is set against the background of a whole society driven by social ambition and lust for money

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Finance fashionable society and the intrigues of the underworld and the police system form the heart of this powerful novel which introduces the satanic genius Vautrin one of the greatest villains in world literature, Our heroine Julie is attending with her ailing father one of Napoleon s reviews of his troops It is after the debacle in Russia but the Old Guard still knows how to put on a show The lovely young girl is dazzled by Colonel Victor d Aiglemont a dashing young adjutant who gallops by The father notices Julie s fascination and shakes his head anxiously knowing that the young man is unworthy of her, Le Colonel Chabert est suppos avoir t tu sur le champ d honneur dans l une des batailles de Napol on Laiss pour mort sur le champ de bataille d Eylau et ayant perdu sa m moire il a pass un an dans un asile Le roman commence quand il revient Paris la vie qu il avait laisse derri re lui seulement pour d couvrir que en son absence sa vie sa famille sa soci t son identit a chang Napol on est d pos e l aristocratie est revenu au pouvoir comme si la r volution ne s tait jamais produit Sa femme croyant qu il tait mort s est remari e avec un aristocrate Horrifi car elle pr tend qu elle ne le reconna t pas et rendu malade par une soci t qui ne reconna t pas ses m rites ant rieurs Chabert fait la promesse de regagner son argent et sa r putation, One of Honore de Balzac s most celebrated tales The Unknown Masterpiece is the story of a painter who depending on one s perspective is either an abject failure or a transcendental genius or both The story which has served as an inspiration to artists as various as Cezanne Henry James Picasso and New Wave director Jacques Rivette is in critic Dore Ashton s words a fable of modern art Published here in a new translation by poet Richard Howard The Unknown Masterpiece appears as Balzac intended with Gambara a grotesque and tragic novella about a musician undone by his dreams br br Honor De Balzac is generally credited as the inventor of the modern realistic novel In more than ninety novels he set forth French society and life as he saw it He created a cast of over two thousand individual and identifiable characters some of whom reappear in different novels He organized his works into his masterpiece i La Comedie Humaine i which was the final result of his attempt to grasp the whole of society and experience into one varied but unified work br br Richard Howard was born in Cleveland in He is the author of fourteen volumes of poetry and has published more than one hundred fifty translations from the French including works by Gide Stendhal de Beauvoir Baudelaire and de Gaulle Howard received a National Book Award for his translation of i Fleurs du mal i and a Pulitzer Prize for i Untitled Subjects i a collection of poetry