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Cousin Bette (Modern Library Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

Raine's 1948 translation of Balzac's passionate tale of vengeance, immorality, and noble sacrifice was published in Britain on the centennial of Cousin Bette's original publication. This edition also includes newly commissioned endnotes.

Synopsis:

During the 1840s, a bourgeois Parisian family is brought to ruin by the machinations of an embittered spinster.

About the Author

Kathleen Raine, the renowned British translator, poet, critic, and editor, was recently awarded the distinguished title of Comman-deur de lOrdre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government.

Francine Proses most recent novel, Blue Angel, was a 2000 National Book Award finalist. A contributing editor at Harpers magazine, she writes for many publications, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375759079
Translator:
Raine, Kathleen
Introduction:
Prose, Francine
Translator:
Raine, Kathleen
Author:
Balzac, Honore de
Author:
de Balzac, Honore
Author:
Raine, Kathleen
Author:
de Balzac, Honore, Balzac Honore
Author:
Prose, Francine
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Paris (france)
Subject:
Paris
Subject:
19th century
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;french;19th century;literature;france;french literature;novel;classic;classics;paris;balzac;french fiction;1840s;19th century literature;family
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
20020231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 1.1 in 0.97 lb

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