Stefan Zweig,William Rose,Dorothy Rose's Balzac PDF

By Stefan Zweig,William Rose,Dorothy Rose

ISBN-10: 0304935506

ISBN-13: 9780304935505

Zweig dedicated ten years of analysis and writing to Balzac, which he considered as his crowning success. This past due paintings reads like a picaresque novel, with Balzac’s quest for “a girl with a fortune” and recurrent episodes of the writer chasing an elusive pot of gold using the story.

This biography of 1 vintage writer by means of one other is full of Zweig’s attribute mental insights. He portrays the power and “exuberance of mind's eye” that produced a few thousand characters in l. a. comédie humaine, in addition to the day-by-day information of the coffee-chugging writer’s lifestyles, his manic writing agenda, approach to correcting proofs, facing publishers and reviewers, signing contracts, doing advertising and publicity.

Balzac blends biography and literary heritage in a hugely readable quantity that would educate you French cultural historical past as you chortle out loud.

“[Balzac] is certain to entertain, train and style ... it's a murals, ... alive with the teeming lifetime of its version ... it's real either to evidence and to the extra elusive mental and religious fact of a guy who ... has remained some of the most mysterious of serious creators.” – Henri Peyre, Sterling professor of French Literature, Yale college, the hot York Times

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