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droll stories of Honore de Balzac

HonorГ© de Balzac

droll stories of Honore de Balzac

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Published by Blue Ribbon in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith illustrations by Steele Savage.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 371 p.
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18355866M
LC Control Number47002345


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Droll Stories has always been an essential part of Balzac’s work when published in French, but it has been excluded from the definitive English editions. This book presents all three volumes of this classic and enduring work. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of /5(4).

French author Honoré de Balzac wrote a collection of stories which were published in three sets of ten stories each, and these stories came to be known as Droll Stories. Written in a lively manner with Balzac's characteristic wordplay using 16th century language, the stories make for engaging reading/5(4).

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Balzac, Honore de. Balzac’s Contes Drolatiques, or Droll Stories, were originally published in three volumes in the s. Set in medieval Europe, these stories were Balzac’s attempt to write in the great tradition of Rabelais and Boccaccio, to render the Middle Ages with a touch of raunchy humor, and to provide a delightful portrait of medieval : Skyhorse.

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"Droll Stories" - Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine by Honore de Balzac. This edition features wonderfully illustrated plates by GUSTAVE DORE.

Circa early 's (there is no date of publication stated); published in London. First Page: DROLL STORIES. COLLECTED FROM THE ABBEYS OF TOURAINE.

HONORE DE BALZAC. TRANSLATORS PREFACE. When, in March,the first volume of the now famous Contes Drolatiques was published by Gosselin of Paris, Balzac, in a short preface, written in the publisher's name, replied to those attacks which he anticipated certain critics would.

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Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book. Honore de Balzac () was a nineteenth-century French novelist and playwright.

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