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Ferragus, Book One of "The Thirteen"

HonorГ© de Balzac

Ferragus, Book One of "The Thirteen"

by HonorГ© de Balzac

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Published by Aegypan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Historical fiction,
  • Historical - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Fiction : Historical - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGeorge Saintsbury (Introduction), Katharine, Prescott Wormeley (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12495815M
    ISBN 101598180584
    ISBN 109781598180589

      Passionate and perceptive, the three short novels that make up Balzac's History of the Thirteen are concerned in part with the activities of a rich, powerful, sinister and unscrupulous secret society in nineteenth-century France. While the deeds of 'The Thirteen' remain frequently in the background, however, the individual novels are concerned with exploring various forms of desire.4/5(1). Every one of these types appear in Ferragus! Even though the characters seem formulaic although by no means cardboard cutouts, I suspect this novel is fairly representative of Balzac. The reader can learn a great deal about the highly stratified post-Napoleonic French society — even in the pages of this one little book/5(5).

    Lee "Ferragus" por Katharine Prescott Wormeley disponible en Rakuten Kobo. Thirteen men were banded together in Paris under the Empire, all imbued with one and the same sentiment, all gifted with. While the deeds of 'The Thirteen' remain frequently in the background, however, the individual novels are concerned with exploring various forms of desire. A tragic love story, Ferragus depicts a marriage destroyed by suspicion, revelation and misunderstanding/5(12).

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Ferragus: Chief of the Devorants by Honoré De Balzac (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!   Excerpt from Scenes of Parisian Life, Vol. 6: History of the Thirteen; Ferragus; La Duchesse De Langeais This man, in appearance still young, with light hair and blue eyes, whose voice, soft and clear, seemed to reveal a feminine soul, was pale of com plexion and mysterious in his manners; he con versed affably, pretended to be only forty years of age, and might have been a3/5.


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Ferragus, Book One of 'The Thirteen' by Honore de Balzac, Fiction, Literary, Historical Paperback – July 1, by Honore De Balzac (Author), Katharine Prescott Wormeley (Translator)Cited by: 1.

Ferragus is an novel by French author Honoré de Balzac () and included in the Scenes of Parisian life section of his novel sequence The Human Comedy. It is part of his trilogy History of thirteen: Ferragus is the first part, the second is The Duchess of Langeais and the third is The Girl with the Golden Eyes/5.

History of the Thirteen: Ferragus & The Duchesse of Langeais & The Girl With the Golden Eyes [Honoré de Balzac] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition)Cited by: 4. ISBN ; Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review; Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #18, in Books (See Top in Books) # in Literature # in Literary Fiction (Books)/5(6).

Ferragus is a first episode which clings by invisible links to the “History of the Thirteen,” whose power, naturally acquired, can alone explain certain acts and agencies which would otherwise seem supernatural.

Although it is permissible in tellers of tales to have a sort of literary coquetry in becoming historians, they ought to renounce the benefit that may accrue from an odd or fantastic title—on which.

While the deeds of 'The Thirteen' remain frequently in the background, however, the individual novels are concerned with exploring various forms of desire.

A tragic love story, Ferragus depicts a marriage destroyed by suspicion, revelation and by: 4. The Thirteen is a trilogy consisting of Ferragus, The Duchesse de Langeais and The Girl with the Golden Eyes.

The premise tying them together is the fact that there is a group of thirteen men who will aid each other at any time with no questions asked. The premise sounded exciting and delightful to me/5. Ferragus is the first part of a trilogy. Part two is The Duchesse de Langeais, followed by the The Girl with the Golden Eyes.

The three stories 4/5(1). Historie des Treize: Ferragus The Thirteen: Ferragus Ferragus is dedicated to the composer Hector Berlioz. According to a Berlioz website, "Balzac was a friend of Berlioz and admired his music. One of his stories, Ferragus, is dedicated to Berlioz.

Before going to Saint-Petersburg in Berlioz wrote to Balzac accepting his offer of lending him. It is part of his trilogy Histoire des treize: Ferragus is the first part, the second is La Duchesse de Langeais and the third is The Girl with the Golden Eyes.

Ferragus first appeared in the Revue de Paris and was then published by the firm Charles-Béchet. The novel is set around the year Author: Honoré de Balzac. Immediately download the Ferragus summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Ferragus.

Ferragus, chef des Dévorants. English Title: Ferragus, Chief of the Dévorants Note: First part of the trilogy "The Thirteen." Language: English: LoC Class: PQ: Language and Literatures: Romance literatures: French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese: Subject: France -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Subject.

Ferragus, the first episode, is connected by invisible links with the history of the Thirteen, for the power which they acquired in a natural manner provides the apparently supernatural machinery.

Descrizione. Note: First part of the trilogy "The Thirteen." Ferragus (Full title: Ferragus, chef des Dévorants; English: Ferragus, Chief of the Devorants) is an novel by French author Honoré de Balzac (–) and included in the Scènes de la vie parisienne section of his novel sequence La Comédie humaine.

The Thirteen (Histoire des Treize) consists of three stories: Ferragus (the Rue Soly), The Duchesse de Langeais (Ne touchez-paz a la hache), and The Girl with the Golden Eyes (La Fille aux Yeux d'Or). Internet Archive BookReader History of the thirteen: Ferragus, Chief of the Devorants ; La Duchesse de Langeais.

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DOWNLOAD OPTIONS download 1 file Pages: The Thirteen Series 3 primary works • 3 total works Passionate and perceptive, the three short novels that make up Balzac's "History of the Thirteen" are concerned in part with the activities of a rich, powerful, sinister and unscrupulous secret society in nineteenth-century : Honoré de Balzac.

Ferragus, Book One of 'The Thirteen' But he is here, to a certain extent competing with Sue on the latter's own ground. The notion of the "Devorants" - of a secret society of men devoted to each other's interests, entirely free from any moral or legal Pages: Balzac's History of the Thirteen is a trilogy of novels with entirely separate plots and different characters, with the link between them being a powerful secret society known as "The Thirteen".4/5(1).

Ferragus is a first episode which clings by invisible links to the "History of the Thirteen," whose power, naturally acquired, can alone explain certain acts and agencies which would otherwise seem supernatural.

Although it is permissible in tellers of tales to have a sort of literary coquetry in becoming historians, they ought to renounce the.Ferragus is the first part of a trilogy. Part two is entitled The Duchesse de Langeais and part three is The Girl with the Golden Eyes. The three stories are frequently combined under the title The Thirteen.

While the deeds of 'The Thirteen' remain frequently in the background, however, the individual novels are concerned with exploring various forms of desire. A tragic love story, Ferragus depicts a marriage destroyed by suspicion, revelation and misunderstanding.