Balzac. (A Biography)

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[1946]: The Viking Press, New York / Macmillan Publishers, Toronto

Balzac. Translated by William and Dorothy Rose. Afterword by Richard Friedenthal. vi/404p. 14 illustrations immediately following the Contents, pp. v-vi.

Contents:

Book One: Youth and Early Efforts, pp. (1)-105

[1].
Childhood Tragedy, pp. 3-22
[2].
Premature Questioning of Destiny, pp. 23-40
[3].
The Novel Manufactory of Horace de Saint Aubin & Co., pp. 41-53
[4].
Madame de Berny, pp. 54-68
[5].
Business Interlude, pp. 69-86
[6].
Balzac and Napoleon, pp. 87-105


Book Two: Balzac at Work, pp. (107)-180

[7].
The Man of Thirty, pp. 109-126
[8].
Black Coffee, pp. 127-149
[9].
The Duchesse de Castries, pp. 150-170
[10].
Balzac Discovers His Secret, pp. 171-180


Book Three: The Novel of Balzac's Life, pp. (181)-228

[11].
The Unknown, pp. 183-205
[12].
Geneva, pp. 206-214
[13].
Farewell in Vienna, pp. 215-228


Book Four: Splendor and Misery of Balzac the Novelist, pp. (229)-302

[14].
A Year of Disasters, pp. 231-245
[15].
The Contesse Guidoboni-Visconti, pp. 246-259
[16].
The Second Italian Journey, pp. 260-268
[17].
The Sardinian Silver Mines, pp. 269-285
[18].
Speculations in the Theater, pp. 286-302


Book Five: The Author of La comédie humaine, pp. (303)-350

[19].
The Wooing of Madame de Hanska, pp. 305-320
[20].
La comédie humaine, pp. 321-330
[21].
Warning Signs, pp. 331-338
[22].
Balzac the Collector, pp. 339-350


Book Six: Fulfillment and Finale, pp. (351)-387

[23].
Last Novels, pp. 353-359
[24].
Balzac in the Ukraine, pp. 360-376
[25].
Marriage and Homecoming, pp. 377-382
[26].
Finale, pp. 383-387


Appendix:

[27].
Balzac's Life and Works: A Survey, pp. 391-396
[28].
Bibliography, pp. 397-398
[29].
Postscript [by Richard Friedenthal, Editor], pp. 399-404


[1948]: Garden City Publishing company, Garden City, NY

Balzac. Translated by William and Dorothy Rose. Afterword by Richard Friedenthal. vi/404p. 14 illustrations immediately following the Contents, pp. v-vi


[1948]: Cassell & Co, London

Balzac. Translated by William and Dorothy Rose. Afterword by Richard Friedenthal. xiii/400p. 14 illustrations immediately following the Contents, pp. v-vi. Reprinted 1970


[2012]: Plunkett Lake Press, Lexington, MA

Balzac. Translated by William and Dorothy Rose. Cover by Susan Erony. With a chronology of Stefan Zweig's life and a bibliography of works by and about Stefan Zweig in English by Randolph Klawiter. An eBook published by the Plunkett Lake Press eBooks of Life Writing, July 2012. 150,000 words and 22 illustrations. Available from Amazon [Kindle Edition], Barnes & Noble [Nook Edition], Apple iTunes [Apple iBooks Edition], and Kobo

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