Biography of Honore de Balzac


Study Guides on Works by Honore de Balzac

“Eugenie Grandet” is a novel written by Honore de Balzac. It was partially published in the “L’Europe litteraire” magazine in September, 1883. The first complete publication was accomplished in 1834.

Honore de Balzac was one of the first literary...

Le Père Goriot, which is translated literally in English as “The Father Goriot,” is a novel by Honoré de Balzac. It was published in serial form, as was customary at the time, through the winter of 1834-35. As a Realist writer, de Balzac strove to...