Honoré de Balzac Summary

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  • 2 Biographies
  • 21 Literature Criticisms
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Biographies (2)

1,709 words, approx. 6 pages
The French novelist Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850) was the first writer to use fiction to convey the total social scene prevailing within one country at a particular period in its history. Common... Read more
17,048 words, approx. 57 pages
Had Balzac been a less masterful novelist, the disreputably profligate fraud in him might have overwhelmed his artistry. Still, the other Balzac, the artist, is tainted by his well-earned reputation f... Read more