Balzac: Old Goriot

Balzac: Old Goriot

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This up-to-date account of the novel's composition, structure, and achievement provides readers with the literary and historical knowledge needed to make sense of the text. Professor Bellos explains how Balzac challenged prevailing nineteenth-century expectations of what novels should be like.show more

Product details

  • Online resource
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 5 tables
  • 1139086790
  • 9781139086790

Table of contents

Chronology; Note on the text; Introduction; 1. The making of Old Goriot; 2. The achievement of Old Goriot; Bibliography.show more

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2 6% (25)
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