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Cousin Bette

ISBN : 9780199553945

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著者: 
Honore de Balzac; Sylvia Raphael
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528 ページ
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Paperback
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127 x 195 mm
刊行日
2008年08月
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Oxford World's Classics
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Cousin Bette (1846) is considered to be Balzac's last great novel, and a key work in his Human Comedy. Set in the Paris of the 1830s and 1840s, it is a complex tale of the devastating effect of violent jealousy and sexual passion. Against a meticulously detailed backdrop of a post-Napoleonic France struggling with massive industrial and economic change, Balzac's characters span many classes of society, from impoverished workers and wealthy courtesans to successful businessmen and official dignitaries. The tragic outcome of the novel is relieved by occasional flashes of ironic comedy and the emergence of a younger generation which has come to terms with the new political and econimic climate.

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著者について: 

Translated by Sylvia Raphael
With an introduction by David Bellos, Professor of French Studies, University of Manchester

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