Author:Pugh, Anthony R

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Balzac's Recurring Characters

By: Pugh, Anthony R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto & Buffalo, University of Toronto Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009374

ISBN: 0-8020-5275-4

Condition: Near Fine


With the text on the front flap stating that, "There has never been an accurate, comprehensive account of the origin, development, and significance of Balzac's use of recurring characters in the many volumes of the 'Comedie humaine,'" the author herein "traces the use of the device and unravels its complexities over the whole of Balzac's career by providing a year-by-year account of the author's struggles beween 1829 and 1847 to unify his fictional world of some 3,000 characters," and "illuminates the genesis of several novels and sheds totally new light on the validity of ... View more info