Pere Goriot: A New Translation : Responses, Contemporaries and Other Novelists, Twentieth-Century Criticism (Norton Crit
The text is that of Burton Raffell’s acclaimed 1994 translation.The text is accompanied by an introduction, textual annotations by the editor, and a map of Paris.
"Responses: Contemporaries and Other Novelists" illustrates Balzac’s immense influence on other writers, among them Charles Baudelaire, Hippolyte Taine, Émile Zola, and Marcel Proust.
"Twentieth-Century Criticism" presents a superb selection of critical writing about the novel.
The critics include Ernst Robert Curtius, Albert Béguin, Erich Auerback, Georges Poulet, Michel Butor, Louis Chevalier, Pierre Barbéris, Peter Brooks, Sandy Petrey, Nicole Mozet, and Janet L. Beizer.
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